Resources   >   Health
Welcome to the Asiphephe resource database. If you are looking for something specific, please use the topic tags below or the search bar at the top of the page.
Sex and the Global Fund: How Sex Workers, Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender People and Men Who Have Sex with Men Are Benefiting from the Global Fund, or Not
An analysis of the barriers limiting access to HIV/AIDS prevention for stigmatised populations, including LGBTI individuals and sex workers.
Author: Susana T. Fried & Shannon Kowalski-Morton
Created: 2008
Country USA
Added: 11 October 2013
View
Understanding the Challenges Facing Gay and Lesbian South Africans
Commissioned by OUT LGBT-Wellbeing, this booklet provides advice and guidelines for better service provision for LGBTI individuals, with particular focus on service providers in the public sphere.
Created: 2006
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
View
Gender-based Violence, Criminal Law Enforcement and HIV: Overview of the Evidence and Case Studies of Positive Practices
This paper looks at the link between HIV and gender-based violence. It also examines the ways in which the criminal justice system has failed survivors of gender-based violence, especially LGBTI persons.
Author: Jessica Chiu, Kim Blankenship & Scott Burns
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
View
Same-Sex Sexuality in the North-West Province
A study of same-sex-orientated people in rural areas of South Africa’s North West Province. Social acceptance, experiences with healthcare providers, mental wellbeing and HIV prevalence are all examined.
Author: Hennie Baird
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
View
Report on Discrimination against Women in Zimbabwe based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
This short report looks at instances of discrimination against Zimbabwean women on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. It includes an examination of the effects of discrimination on these individuals’ lives, including their safety
Created: 2011
Country Zimbabwe
Added: 07 October 2013
View
An Exploratory Study of the Social Contexts, Practices and Risks of Men who Sell Sex in Southern and Eastern Africa
A report on the sexual practices of male and transgender sex workers, whose clients are male. The investigation was on exposure to HIV and other risks, and was conducted in southern and eastern Africa.
Author: Paul Bryce & Gordon Isaacs
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
View
Towards the ‘Good Society’: Healthcare Provision for Victims of Hate Crime from Periphery to Centre Stage
This study sets out the reasons why hate crime as a reporting and sentencing category is not a privilege, but rather paramount for ensuring a better life for all South Africans, regardless of sexual orientation.
Author: Juan A. Nel
Created: 2007
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
View
Psychological Sequelae of Hate Crime Victimization among Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Adults
This article looks at the effects of hate crimes, victimisation and violence on gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals, and considers how the failings of the criminal justice system add to these problems.
Author: Gregory M. Herek, J. Ray Gillis & Jeanie C. Cogan
Created: 1999
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
View
How to Respond to Rape and Other Gender-based Violence: A Guide for Survivors and Activists
An information guide on gender-based violence, covering protective measures and related services for rape and sexual assault survivors.
Created: 2012
Added: 08 October 2013
View
Gender-based Violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa: Organisational Responses
A look into different incidents of gender-based violence and the link between gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS.
Author: Susan Fox
Created: 2003
Added: 07 October 2013
View
Implementing the Domestic Violence Act 1999-2009
The report looks at intimate-partner violence, its effect on the sexual health of victims, and fatalities from such cases.
Author: Lisa Vetten
Created: 2010
Added: 07 October 2013
View