Call for Proposals: Fund for Women’s Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV/AIDS

UNIFEM (part of UN Women), with the generous contribution of the Canadian International Development Agency, today launches a Call for Proposals for the Fund for Women's Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV/AIDS. The Fund will provide small, catalytic grants totaling US$700,000 in 2010 to grassroots and community-based organizations or networks in sub-Saharan >> Read more

Event (DC): What Did the 2010 International AIDS Conference Mean for Women?

Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 2-4 pm 122 Cannon House Office Building Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. Join the Women and Gender Working Group of the Global AIDS Roundtable in conjunction with the Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee for a review and discussion of the 2010 International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Vienna. Recognizing that women have unique >> Read more

Funding: Call for Proposals for the Fund for Women’s Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV/AIDS

UNIFEM (part of UN Women), with the generous contribution of the Canadian International Development Agency, today launches a Call for Proposals for the Fund for Women’s Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV/AIDS. The Fund will provide small, catalytic grants totalling US$700,000 in 2010 to grassroots and community-based organizations or networks in sub-Saharan >> Read more

News: On World Population Day, Women Remain Empty Handed

On World Population Day, for women living in the developing world, having a child can be dangerous. Lack of financing, poor infrastructure, and broken supply chains mean that women are often unable to get basic supplies that ensure a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery. A new documentary, Empty Handed: Responding to the Demand for Contraceptives, >> Read more

News: African Studies Give Women Hope in H.I.V. Fight

By CELIA W. DUGGER NY Times VULINDLELA, South Africa — With an AIDS vaccine still out of reach, two rigorous new studies have found different ways to sharply cut H.I.V. infections among women and schoolgirls, who make up a majority of the newly infected in sub-Saharan Africa. Women who used a vaginal microbicidal gel containing >> Read more

Event:Tackling HIV related Stigma and Discrimination in South Asia Lessons Learned

The World Bank South Asia AIDS Team & ICRW invite you to attend the following event at the 37th annual Global Health Council Conference on International Health Tackling HIV related Stigma and Discrimination in South Asia: Lessons Learned When: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Although HIV prevalence in South Asia is low overall, HIV >> Read more

News: Gender and Global Fund Negotiations

Good blog post at Global Health Policy Blog Slender on Gender: Global Fund Round 8 and 9 Proposals

Resources: (English & French) A Practical Guide to Integrating Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS into Grant Proposals to the Global Fund

Karen Hardee, Jill Gay and Elisha Dunn-Georgiou Integrating RH and HIV can greatly contribute to mitigating the AIDS pandemic by reducing unintended pregnancy; preventing perinatal transmission; expanding to more target groups; reducing gender based violence; meeting the needs of people living with HIV and providing our youth with the knowledge and services they need. Whether >> Read more

Event (DC): Expanding Stigma-Reduction Strategies to Strengthen HIV Programs: The Case of Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

Don't miss ICRW's next Insight to Action seminar, Wednesday, March 31, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m Reducing stigma and discrimination can dramatically improve the lives of people affected by HIV. With more than 33 million people living with the virus and an estimated 2.7 million new infections in 2008, the need for intensified action has >> Read more

Multimedia: Mary’s Story Life in Rural Malawi

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC5NVWDOItI] To celebrate International Women’s Day, the World Agroforestry Centre and the International Livestock Research Centre (ILRI) have produced a short film.  Set in rural Malawi, the six minute film follows the life of Mary, a widow with 8 children. Her struggles are struggles of millions of women throughout the world.  The film is adapted >> Read more