HIV/AIDS, MSM and transgender people in the Pacific: Recommendations for an improved response

Published: May 1, 2009

HIV/AIDS, men who have sex with men and transgender people in the Pacific: Recommendations for an improved response

Contents

Introduction …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3
Men who have sex with men and transgender people in the Pacific ……………………………… 5
HIV/AIDS, MSM and transgender people in the Pacific ……………………………………………………… 9
Pacific Sexual Diversity Network key goals
1. Resourced and sustainable community organisations ……………………………………..14
2. Increased political and institutional commitment to MSM and transgender
people and HIV ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..16
3. Reform of discriminatory laws and government policy ……………………………………17
4. Greater sensitivity by police ………………………………………………………………………………….19
5. Increased and more appropriate research activities …………………………………………20
6. Reduction of stigma and discrimination ……………………………………………………………..21
7. Positive engagement by religious institutions …………………………………………………..22
8. More sensitive educational environments ………………………………………………………….23
9. Increased representation of MSM and transgender people at local, national and
international levels …………………………………………………………………………………………………….24
Key recommendations for achieving these goals ……………………………………………………………..25
Footnotes ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..27
Glossary …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..29

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