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How the ‘National Cabinet of Whores’ is leading Australia’s coronavirus response for sex workers

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Roxana Diamond in The Conversation, August 7, 2020 12.31pm AEST This article has links that contain graphic content Many industries and employees have been hurt by COVID-19. But sex workers, who face stigma and discrimination at the best of times, have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. The United Nations has warned, As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, sex workers all over the world...

Understanding U=U for women living with HIV

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ICASO, September 2018 Since its announcement, Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U=U) has become a call to action to assert that when someone living with HIV has an undetectable viral load they cannot transmit HIV. Additionally, the U=U message is evolving to challenge notions of HIV infectivity, vulnerability and stigma. The science behind the U=U message provides the evidence that we can...

Preventing sexual violence against young women from African backgrounds

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Prof. Donna Chung, Prof. Colleen Fisher, Dr. Carole Zufferey & Dr. Ravi K Thiara Australian Institute of Criminology Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 540, June 2018 This study explored how young women from African refugee and migrant backgrounds understand and experience sexual coercion and violence. Data was gathered from young women from African backgrounds and a wide...

Job vacancy: SAMESH Health Promotion Officer

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Thorne Harbour Health / SHINE SA, August 2018 You are a highly motivated leader who is passionate about, and experienced in working to improve the sexual health and wellbeing of LGBTI communities. You’re a collaborative team player who is focused and outcome oriented. The South Australia Mobilisation and Empowerment for Sexual Health (SAMESH) program delivers a range of health promotion...

Red Book: STI & BBV resources for sex workers by sex workers

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Scarlet Alliance, 2018 online edition This web resource is a community driven project, which has incorporated the efforts of sex workers, peer educators, sex worker organisations, community organisations and health professionals across Australia. It is made by sex workers, for sex workers. Much of the content builds on The Scarlet Alliance STI Handbook: A Reference Guide for Sex Workers to...

Barriers to HIV testing for people born in Southeast Asia & sub-Saharan Africa

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Curtin University,  2017 Over the past decade Australia has seen an increase in HIV notifications among people born in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and South East Asia (SEA). People born in these regions have the highest rates of HIV diagnosis by region of birth and are overrepresented in late or advanced presentations of HIV infection. Previous research indicates that migrants from SSA and SEA...

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