Regional updates: Global

The Global Fund is rolling out a new approach to funding programs. The goal is to ensure efforts to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria have the greatest possible impact. This updated approach is known as the “new funding model” (NFM). You can get more background information about the NFM here.

13th June 2014 by NSWP

The NSWP has published two new global briefing papers looking at the impact of non-rights based HIV programming and sex workers’ access to HIV treatment around the world.

13th June 2014 by NSWP

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(c) The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS

4th June 2014 by NSWP

Somaly Mam, president of the Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF) has resigned amid intense scrutiny following a recent article in Newsweek magazine.

29th May 2014 by NSWP

NSWP member, Scarlet Alliance will be hosting a two day Sex Worker Pre-Conference meeting on the 18th and 19th of July, 2014 will be held in Melbourne near the

28th May 2014 by NSWP

The Institute for Development Studies (IDS) have developed a unique toolkit on 'Sexuality and Social Justice' that aims to share learning on strategies to strengthen rights and improve the lives of those marginalised because of their sexuality.

23rd May 2014 by NSWP

Ron Weitzer, a well-known Professor of Sociology at George Washington University for his work on sex work and trafficking, specifically in the US but also Europe has published a new paper entitled: “ New Directions in Research on Human Trafficking” in the ANNALS  of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

23rd May 2014 by NSWP

In July 2012, sex workers from all over the world gathered at the ‘Sex Worker Freedom Festival: The Alternative IAC2012 Event (SWFF) for Sex Workers and Allies’ in Kolkata, India. During the festival, a space was created for and by positive sex workers who came together and discussed the additional needs and demands of being a sex worker living with HIV.

19th May 2014 by NSWP
AIDS 2014 Melbourne Declaration calls for the eradication of discrimination against people living with or at risk of HIV, to ensure equal access for all people to HIV prevention, treatment and care.
 
The programme of the 20th International AIDS Conference is now online 
 
Friday, 16 May 2014 (Geneva, Switzerland) – A declaration affirming that non-discrimination is 
fundamental to an evidence-based response to HIV and effective public health programmes 
was announced today by the or
19th May 2014 by NSWP