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Organization of American States Adopts Bold Resolution on HIV and Human Rights

The Organization of American States (OAS)—the world's oldest regional mechanism comprising 35 independent states of the Americas—has adopted a bold new Resolution on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights of People Vulnerable to or Living with or Affected by HIV. The Resolution calls for specific measures to promote gender equality and...


Experiences and Perspectives of Women living with HIV in Fiji and Papua New Guinea

This qualitative study focuses on the experiences and perspectives of HIV-positive women living in Fiji and Papua New Guinea. The purpose of the study is to give voice to women living with HIV and to allow their stories and views to inform an improved HIV response where the dignity of each and every woman and man is respected and protected. This...


Dignity Denied: Violations of the Rights of HIV-Positive Women in Chilean Health Facilities

This report explores obstacles to quality care that women counter in healthcare facilities, including, lack of pre- and post-test counseling, breaches of confidentiality, discriminatory and abusive treatment, discrimination around motherhood, and coercive and forced sterilization. Section One provides an overview of the factors that contribute to...


Vulnerability and Resilience: Gender and HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean

This paper reviews the most recent literature on HIV/AIDS, gender and sexuality in Latin America and the Caribbean and identifies the various ways in which gender influences the effectiveness of HIV/AIDS prevention and access to services offering treatment, care and support. Under the rubric of gender...


Presentation: Gender and HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean

This PowerPoint Presentation provides an overview of women's vulnerabilities to HIV in the Latin America and Caribbean regions.


Issue Paper - The UNGASS, Gender and Women's Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean

This report discusses the gendered vulnerabilities to HIV/AIDS women in Latin America and the Caribbean face and what is required to respond to their needs.


Fact Sheet - Gender and HIV/AIDS and the UNGASS

This fact sheets lists key recommendations and resolutions pertaining to women and the gendered aspects of the HIV pandemic, which carry with them significant implications for policies and programmes which attempt to address this global crisis.


Fact Sheet - Gender and HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean

This fact sheet provides data and key points around Gender and HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean.