Gender and Sexual Health Initiative: Informing evidence-based sexual health policy and practice to reduce health inequities.
"For many, the second they hear of something like sex work, the framing of that for many people brings on ethical questions. We really need to move beyond that to a kind of framing of human rights for all and recognizing that this is about access to health and social justice for all communities."
Our SHAWNA newsletter shares early findings from interviews with over 200 women living with HIV in BC, details of our upcoming SHAWNA Photovoice project, and updates from our diverse SHAWNA research team who were out in the community recently at the Carnegie Alley Health Fair and Positive Gathering!
Researchers, coordinators and community partners lead consultations with HIV-affected communities on the ethical implications of a scale-up of HIV services as part of a Treatment as Prevention (TasP) approach.
This event brought together researchers and stakeholders from a wide range of disciplines to connect and collaborate to advance future research and to improve the health of women in BC.
Gender & Sexual Health Initiative findings call for evidence-based policies and programs to better support women's sexual health & HIV care.