Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents project poster at AIDS 2016

AIDS 2016 Poster

At the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) Director Sofia Gruskin presented an abstract at the "legal protection of people living with HIV and key populations" track. The abstract, “Strengthening the HIV-related legal and policy environment for key populations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,” … Continue reading Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents project poster at AIDS 2016

Strengthening Regional and National Legislative Environments to Support the Human Rights of LGBT People and Women and Girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

By Laura Ferguson, Ian Henry, Alexandra Nicholson and Sofia Gruskin, submitted by the Program on Global Health and Human RIghts, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California.

Human rights project continues in Democratic Republic of the Congo

This month professors Laura Ferguson and Sofia Gruskin traveled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to conduct key informant interviews with a wide range of stakeholders, including NGO representatives, parliamentarians, religious leaders and more as part of GHHR’s ongoing project with the United Nations Development Programme. This work builds on the mid-term evaluation of … Continue reading Human rights project continues in Democratic Republic of the Congo

International Aids Society 2015 Conference

In July the Program on Global Health & Human Rights presented a poster at the 2015 International Aids Society Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The poster, which focused on assessing changes in HIV-related legal and policy environments in Sub-Saharan Africa, reflected the findings of the program's mid-term evaluation of the Sida-supported project “Strengthening Regional and National … Continue reading International Aids Society 2015 Conference

Human rights partnership continues with UNDP

The USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have agreed to continue to work together, building on their recently completed project entitled "Strengthening Regional and National Legislative Environments to Support the Human Rights of LGBT People and Women and Girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan … Continue reading Human rights partnership continues with UNDP

Assessing changes in HIV-related legal, policy environments in Sub-Saharan Africa

This month Dr. Laura Ferguson presented at the Southern California Law and Social Science Conference on Regulation, Law and Social Science sponsored by the Southern California Legal Empirical Studies (SCELS), USC Price School of Public Policy, USC Gould School of Law, and USC Dornsife’s Political Science Department. As part of the "Regulation and Impacts Beyond … Continue reading Assessing changes in HIV-related legal, policy environments in Sub-Saharan Africa

New Report: LGBT People and Women and Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Program on Global Health & Human Rights mid-term evaluation report for the UNDP project focused on LGBT people and women and girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa has been published by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law. It summarizes the successes and challenges of the project and provides recommendations … Continue reading New Report: LGBT People and Women and Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

Presentation of UNDP Evaluation Report in Zambia

This month Dr. Laura Ferguson traveled to Zambia to present GHHR’s mid-term evaluation report for the UNDP project focused on LGBT People and Women and Girls Affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report summarizes the successes and challenges of the project and provides recommendations for moving forward the work being implemented across … Continue reading Presentation of UNDP Evaluation Report in Zambia

Mid-term evaluation report: Strengthening regional and national legislative environments to support the human rights of LGBT people and women and girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Laura Ferguson, Ian Henry, Alexandra Nicholson and Sofia Gruskin, submitted by Program on Global Health and Human Rights, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California.