by Laura Ferguson, Alexandra Nicholson, Ian Henry, Amitrajit Saha, Tilly Sellers and Sofia Gruskin, in PLOS One.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Professor Sofia Gruskin traveled to New York as a member of the guidance group for a Global Commission on HIV and the Law stocktaking exercise hosted by the United Nations Development Program. Two years since the launch of the Global Commission report, UNDP hosted the meeting to establish a framework for determining the effectiveness of … Continue reading New York UNDP meeting focuses on HIV, human rights and law