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Beyond the gender binary: advocating for an enabling environment

For this report produced by FHI 360, Palladium's Ryan Olson provides details on Gender and Sexual Diversity Trainings.

Photo credit: Health Policy Plus Project

For many years, approaches to HIV prevention, care, and treatment focused on changing individual behaviors, such as reducing risk, getting tested regularly, and
adhering to treatment. However, more recently, those involved in the response to HIV have argued that behavior change can only occur when the economic, social, and legal conditions under which people live enable them to change. This issue of The LINK focuses on how changes in laws and policies can contribute to an enabling environment—so critical to key populations’ engagement in the HIV cascade of services—by helping to secure and advance the human rights of key populations; reduce stigma, discrimination, and violence; and ensure gender equality.

To read the full report by FHI 360, please click here.