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Advocacy  |   Initiative/campaign  |    

The Free to Shine campaign is an initiative of the African Union, the Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) and partners to address the growing complacency in the response to childhood HIV in Africa. The campaign aims to leverage the unique engagement and advocacy of first ladies in Africa, reinforcing the political commitment of African leadership, to end childhood HIV and keep mothers healthy.

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Most advocates working to end HIV criminalisation are not formally trained researchers. The thought of reading and using scientific studies may feel daunting. There is no “one best way” to use research for advocacy; no simple “paint-by-numbers” guide. But there are some basic principles and ideas about research and how to use it in advocacy that can be helpful. In this guide, we present those principles and ideas. Our goal is to demystify research about HIV criminalisation and suggest some of the ways it can be used by advocates.

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Campaign  |   Advocacy  |   LGBTQ+ people's rights  |  

PrEPster aims to educate and agitate for PrEP access in England and beyond. PrEPster provides ‘top level’ PrEP information on how to buy PrEP safely and legally, and a ‘take action’ section with a set of simple actions to assist in increasing education, access and advocacy for PrEP. PrEPster also provides access to PrEP community…

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NGO  |   Education  |   Indigenous people's rights  |  

The Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center (NAWHERC) works to protect the health and human rights of Indigenous Peoples through cultural preservation, education, coalition building, community organizing, reproductive justice, environmental justice, and natural resource protection while working toward ensuring safe communities for women and children at the local, national, and international level.

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The Centre for Human Rights is both an academic department and a non-governmental organisation, and works towards human rights education in Africa, a greater awareness of human rights, the wide dissemination of publications on human rights in Africa, and the improvement of the rights of women, people living with HIV, indigenous peoples, sexual minorities and…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Economic and social rights  |  

The Action Group for Health, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS (AGHA) is a health rights advocacy organization in Uganda dedicated to raising awareness of the human rights aspects of health, and improving the quality of health and healthcare for all Ugandans. Grounded in a rights-based approach, AGHA mobilizes health professionals, in collaboration with communities, to be…

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This fact sheet aims to shed light on the right to health in international human rights law as it currently stands, amidst the plethora of initiatives and proposals as to what the right to health may or should be. The fact sheet starts by explaining what the right to health is and illustrating its implications for specific individuals and groups, and then elaborates upon States’ obligations with respect to the right. It ends with an overview of national, regional and international accountability and monitoring mechanisms.

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