The latest international news, analysis and features on the HIV epidemic from Avert. Share your views and expertise with your peers in the comments box below the articles.
Progress on decriminalising same sex relations continues but it’s slow – and in the meantime stigma and discrimination continue to undermine the HIV response.
You’re dreaming of exciting, mind-blowing, fun, sweet, heart-pumping sex with someone... but hold on, what’s sexual consent? And how does it work ‘in the moment’?
Findings show that fear of prosecution can drive new infections, as it puts men off knowing their status.
Study finds that the risk of physical intimate partner violence (IPV) is reduced by giving regular cash payments to poor girls, but HIV infection rates are not affected.
Avert CEO, Sarah Hand, reflects on the wider role of #SheDecides for HIV and global development, one year on from its launch.
HIV stigma is the greatest barrier to fighting the global HIV epidemic. On world Zero Discrimination Day, we challenge everyday stigma by sharing experiences from around the world.
New study finds strong links between PrEP disruptions and intimate partner violence in Kenya and Uganda. Combined interventions could be key to improving adherence and linking victims to support services.
The majority of migrants living with HIV in Europe became infected after arriving to their new country – debunking the previously held assumption that HIV infections among migrants are imported.
Trans activists Marcela Romero and Mitch Yusof discuss the importance of gender recognition in HIV services for transgender people
Austerity, international donor retreat and poor political support are severely limiting harm reduction responses in several European Union (EU) countries