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Month: June 2016

Human Rights Must Come First!

Civil Society Advocacy and Mobilization Continues Post UN Political Declaration on HIV Outcome

The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), The Global Network of Trans Women and HIV (IRGT), Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE),  and MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV) together with the Global Platform to Fast-Track the HIV and Human Rights Responses Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men (The Platform) with the support of over 80 civil society networks mobilize to disseminate The Global Civil Society Organization (CSO) Declaration to End HIV

The CSO Declaration is the outcome of an unprecedented civil society-led global advocacy consultation and engagement process to provide a unified voice on why the exclusion of key populations in the UN Political Declaration is a threat to ending the epidemic.

Read both declarations and share your insights on key actions for African and Black Diaspora civil society with ABDGN!

Exclusion of Key Populations in 2016 UN Political Declaration on HIV

The final draft of the declaration will be adopted by member states in the coming days at the High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS at the UN June 8-10 . ABDGN will be there and as a member of the Global Con

sortium of MSM Networks, we stand in solidarity with the Global Forum on Men who have sex with Men (MSMGF) and the Global Network of Sex Worker Project (NSWP) on their recent press release that outlines 7 steps you can take to influence your governments to demand the inclu

sion of key populations by name in the final declaration. CLICK HERE  to read the release “Exclusion Kills!” and to take action!

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2016 African Black Diaspora Global Network Financial support for this initiative was made available by Core Funding - 2013153 from the Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks by the Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund