MSMGF Condemns Brutal Police Raids on Ugandan LGBTI Pride Event

Published: August 5, 2016

MSMGF Stands In Solidarity with Ugandan LGBTI Activists and Civil Society Condemning Police Pride Attack (Kampala, Uganda) A consortium of East African human rights organizations have issued a statement condemning the brutal police attacks at yesterday’s Pride celebration and Mr./Ms. Pride Uganda competition. The raid at Kampala’s Club, Venom, resulted in the unlawful arrests of over 20 people, including several …

Donor Cuts for Global HIV Investments Imperil Programming for Key Populations

Published: July 21, 2016

Durban, South Africa – MSMGF attended Tuesday a press conference to address the findings of a new Kaiser Family Foundation/UNAIDS report presenting alarming data that 13 of 14 donor governments reduced funding in 2014-2015 for AIDS investments in low- and middle-income countries. Chris Beyrer of the International AIDS Society noted this reduction in funding is expected to fall particularly hard …

URGENT Press Release: Civil Society Groups Demand a Coalition of Governments Speak Out and Fight for Game Changing Language in UN AIDS Declaration

Published: June 6, 2016

URGENT PRESS STATEMENT (Please share with any/all of your media contacts.) Health GAP (Global Access Project)   l   Global Forum on MSM & HIV  l   International Women’s Health Coalition   l   Housing Works  l  Pangea Global AIDS Foundation  l   AVAC For Immediate Release: June 6 2016 Nadia Rafif, MSMGF, nrafif@msmgf.org,  +1 510 646-5832 Matthew Kavanagh, Health GAP, matthew@healthgap.org, +1 202 486-2488 Nicole Rajani, …

MSMGF and Global Advocacy Coalition Partners Call for Improvements to 2016 PEPFAR Country Operational Plan (COP) Process

Published: November 25, 2015

Earlier this month, the U.S. Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) in Washington, D.C. released draft guidance for the 2016 PEPFAR Country Operational Plan (COP) process. This guidance was available for civil society review for one week, at which point MSMGF (the Global Forum on MSM & HIV) and its advocacy coalition partners submitted consolidated feedback of civil society …

More Advocacy Required for Adequate Inclusion of MSM in PEPFAR Processes

Published: November 11, 2015

Advocacy Still Required to Ensure Men Who Have Sex with Men and other Key Populations Are Adequately Considered in PEPFAR Processes October 7, 2015 – On September 17th, the Executive Director of the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF), Dr. George Ayala, met with Ambassador Deborah Birx and other officials from the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator …