Congressional Briefing: HIV, Human Rights and Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)

Published: September 16, 2009

Congressional Briefing: HIV, Human Rights and Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)

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Contents

Background: Three facts

MSM HIV prevalence is higher than general adult prevalence

Newly diagnosed HIV infections in MSM: Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and Japan

HIV vulnerability and legal environments

Countries reporting on service coverage for MSM and TG people

This is an international imperative

The United Nations Response – UNAIDS Action Framework: Universal Access for MSM and Transgender People (2009)

United Nations Mandate

UNAIDS Framework for MSM and Transgender People

1. Support Better Collection of Evidence

2. Protect and Promote Human Rights

3. Scale Up Evidence-Informed HIV Programming

 

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