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Come and join us at ICASA 2017!

Next week from 4-9 December the 19th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) will take place in Côte d’Ivoire. ICASA is the biggest AIDS conference in Africa, which takes place every two years. ICASA 2017 is expected to convene 10,000 delegates from nearly 150 countries, …

Sex workers know best! Call for research grants

With this call, Bridging the Gaps sex work project aims to support sex worker-led, civil society organisations and networks with a track record in human rights and/or health programmes for sex workers. This call for proposals directly contributes to the three long term goals: Strengthened civil society that holds governments …

We are looking for a learning expert / facilitator

We are looking for a facilitator that will link and coordinate the different sessions and facilitate the learning process (transforming knowledge into action) during the Learning Institute.   Background Each year, Bridging the Gaps hosts a three-day “Learning Institute”. The Learning Institute will bring together country, regional and alliance partners of Bridging the Gaps, …

AFEW Conducts Autumn School in Kazakhstan

AFEW International, together with its network members from Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) is preparing for AFEW’s Regional autumn school that will take place in Almaty (Kazakhstan) from October 30 till November 3, 2017. The autumn school as part of the regional approach The autumn school will provide a …

OUR RESEARCH AGENDA 2017-2019: COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT & MEANINGFUL INVOLVEMENT

Bridging the Gaps will implement five community-based research projects between 2017 and 2019. The projects will look at the impact of community empowerment and community mobilisation, and the meaningful involvement of key populations on: a strengthened civil society that holds governments to account key populations enjoying human rights key populations …

MYANMAR: SEX WORKERS DEMAND LAW REFORM

Sex work has been illegal in Myanmar since the 1949 Suppression of Prostitution Act. The punishment is up to three years in prison. This punitive legal framework is a major obstacle to scaling up HIV care and other health services. It also leads to treatment disruption for sex workers as …