MMS Bulletin #130 October 2014
Addressing Sexual Violence and HIV
Sexual violence is a fundamental violation of human rights and has a direct impact on the health and wellbeing of people, especially women. Research shows that violence is a major cause of HIV transmission, but also a consequence of HIV infection. The MMS Bulletin explores how sexual and gender based violence increases vulnerability to HIV, AIDS and other STIs. It highlights current interventions to address the consequences of sexual violence on the health of women, children and men. Based on experiences and best practice, the MMS Bulletin explores programming and key actions addressing the consequences of sexual violence on HIV in protection of the survivors of sexual violence.Read more
The Swiss Health Cooperation Symposium / Nov 05, 2014 /
„Not without us! “
It has now been twenty years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICDP) in Cairo set up new measures and principles concerning sexual and reproductive health. This conference showed how ...Read more
Local Health as Global Health
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