Tagged as: India

3 ways India is making drug use safer 30 Apr 2019

Earlier this year, India's first ever published data on drug use estimated that the country is home to around 850,000 people who use drugs. Here’s how our partner, India HIV/AIDS Alliance, is at the forefront of providing harm reduction services to keep people healthy....

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5 lessons from the Durbar Sex Worker Collective 29 Mar 2019

Sex workers in Sonagachi, India’s biggest red-light district, have a compelling approach to staying healthy and financially empowered despite the barriers that stand in their way. Find out how....

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Raising the status of women who use drugs in India 15 Dec 2018

Introducing WINGS, an Alliance India programme which has set out to prove and document that women who use drugs do exist in India, and that tailored harm reduction services can have a huge impact on their lives....

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Edging closer to equality 13 Dec 2018

Momentous progress was seen during 2018 in many countries on rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Here we recognise this success and look ahead to further potential changes in 2019....

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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for adolescents: a perspective from India 26 Nov 2018

Dr Mehra discusses key issues from a joint position paper on the effectiveness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for adolescents...

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‘A victory of law and love’: India decriminalises homosexuality 06 Sep 2018

A landmark ruling announced today by India’s Supreme Court has decriminalised homosexuality between consenting...

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Shadow prevention reports highlight significant gaps 26 Jul 2018

The Alliance unveiled their HIV prevention shadow reports yesterday at the International AIDS Conference in...

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Putting people at the centre of harm reduction: lessons from India 22 Jun 2018

Influence Support Officer Clare Morrison on a New Delhi clinic that puts people who use drugs at the centre of its harm reduction...

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“We are free to be who we are” 15 May 2018

How the Samarth HIV programme became a support ecosystem for men who have sex with men, hijra and transgender communities in...

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