2018

HER: HIV Epidemic Response, Empowering Women and Girls to End AIDS

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; 2018; English.
 
This pamphlet provides information on the current HIV landscape for young women and adolescent girls, justifying the HER movement and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s bold target to reduce new HIV infections in this population by 58% in 13 African countries over five years. HER adopts a girl-centred, rights-based approach, with services that reflect the varying risks and opportunities for women and girls by age, country, and community context.

The DREAMS core package of interventions: A comprehensive approach to preventing HIV among adolescent girls and young women

DREAMS works together with partner governments to deliver a core package of interventions that combines evidence-based approaches that go beyond the health sector, addressing the structural drivers that directly and indirectly increase girls’ HIV risk. Not only is DREAMS an effort to reduce new HIV infections, but it aims to reduce other critical vulnerabilities such as gender-based violence.

Youth Advocates, ACT!

This document is a multinational rights-based comprehensive sexuality education handbook to transform advocacy into a youth-led process using critical conversations, facilitation guides, and ally ship at multiple levels. Youth Advocates ACT! draws accessible models of problem identification and best practice initiatives for empowered youth ownership, including direct how-to’s in interpersonal communication and feasible reform of existing response. This guidance is intended for use by young advocates.

Child Safeguarding Toolkit for Business- A step-by-step guide to identifying and preventing risks to children who interact with your business

This toolkit​​ is a practical tool that allows companies to identify, assess and address risks to children they interact with; aiming at preventing any physical, sexual and emotional abuse and maltreatment by employees and other persons whom the company is responsible for. The Toolkit guides companies through six steps in the process of assessing their safeguarding risks and developing a child safeguarding program.

Risk Assessment Tools and the Identification of Individuals at High Risk of HIV infection in the Delivery of Oral PrEP

With the aim to understand more about the relative strengths and weaknesses of current tools and approaches being used for risk assessment within oral PrEP studies and implementation, and to make recommendations about their use within the context of rollout, this analysis aimed to answer the following questions: 1) What risk assessment tools and processes are used in the delivery of oral PrEP, and how are they used? 2) How do tools and processes help identify those at substantial risk of HIV infection?

Reducing HIV Risk among Adolescent Girls and Young Women: Implementation Science around the DREAMS Initiative

Council researchers, with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are leading the implementation science component of the DREAMS initiative – assessing different aspects of the various approaches being used to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women – to determine what is working and what is not. This research will provide new evidence and guide program models that DREAMS partners need to: 1. Reach girls and young women and their sexual partners at high risk of HIV infection; 2. Link them and their partners with essential resources; 3.

PRISM: Performance of Routine Information System Management Series

MEASURE Evaluation, which created PRISM: Performance of Routine Information System Management Series, has provided technical and financial assistance to strengthen Routine Health Information Systems (RHIS) for more than 15 years. One of the project’s mandates is to strengthen the collection, analysis, and use of these data for the delivery of high-quality health services. 

The Global Fund Measurement Framework for Adolescent Girls and Young Women Programs

This framework is aligned to the Global Fund’s modular framework, which details programmatic modules for HIV, TB, and Malaria coupled to a corresponding list of indicators (including those for adolescent girls and young women) upon which countries build their funding requests. As part of the accountability framework, the countries are required to include these indicators with respective targets in their performance frameworks based on adolescent girls and young women planned activities.