HIV, STIs and Risk Behaviour in East Timor: An Historic Opportunity for Effective Action. Pisani E and Dili Survey Team (2004)

cover-coming-soon In the early 2000s, the government of the newly–independent nation of East Timor (Timor Leste or Timor Lorosae) expressed concern about the possibility of an epidemic of HIV developing in the country. High levels of poverty and social disruption that resulted from the conflict surrounding independence, combined with the presence of several thousand peacekeepers and other international personnel, many of them from countries with high HIV prevalence, led the country to develop a national AIDS strategy.

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Case Study 7: Men having sex with Men. The Humsafar Trust India (2003)

Case Study 7: Men having sex with Men. The Humsafar Trust India (2003) Very few men in India are open about their sexual orientation. There are some young men in India, especially in large cities like Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta, who engage in sex with other men before marriage . Many continue to have sex with men after marriage. There are also men who have sex only with men and regard themselves as gay or homosexual. Equally well established a substantial transgender (hijira) communityi . In the city of Mumbai alone, according to estimates by the Humsafar Trust, there may be as many as 350,000 men who have sex with men (MSM).

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National Baseline High Risk and Bridge Population Behavioural Surveillance Survey 2002: Part II- Men who have Sex with Men and Injecting Drug Users. National AIDS Control Organisation India (2002)

National Baseline High Risk and Bridge Population Behavioural Surveillance Survey 2002: Part II- Men who have Sex with Men and Injecting Drug Users. National AIDS Control Organisation India (2002) REPORT
PART II (MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN AND INJECTING DRUG USERS)
NATIONAL AIDS CONTROL ORGANISATION Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, Chandralok Building, 36 Janpath, New Delhi – 110001

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Rapid Ethnography of Male to Male Sexuality and Sexual Health. FHI (2001)

Rapid Ethnography of Male to Male Sexuality and Sexual Health. FHI (2001) This report presents findings of rapid ethnographic research on male-to-male sexuality and sexual health in Kathmandu, Nepal. This was the first research project of its kind in Nepal. The research was conducted from 18th November to the 17th December 2001 and was supported by Family Health International (FHI) HRN-A-00- 97-00017-00. The field research was carried out by The Blue Diamond Society, a nascent community support group for men who have sex with men in Kathmandu. Logistic research support was provided by CREHPA, a health and population research agency in Kathmandu.

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AIDS and Men Who Have Sex with Men - UNAIDS Technical Update. UNAIDS (2000)

AIDS and Men Who Have Sex with Men - UNAIDS Technical Update. UNAIDS (2000) Sex between men occurs in most societies. For cultural reasons, it is often stigmatized by society. The public visibility of male-to-male sex, therefore, varies considerably from one country to another. Sex between men frequently involves anal intercourse, which carries a very high risk of HIV transmission for the receptive partner, and a significant risk, though a lesser one, for the insertive partner. HIV prevention programmes addressing men who have sex with men (MSM) are therefore vitally important. However, they are often seriously neglected – because of the relative invisibility of MSM, stigmatization of male-to-male sex, or ignorance or lack of information.

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Sexual Behavior, STIs and HIV among Men who have Sex with Men in Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2000. USAID and FHI (2000)

Sexual Behavior, STIs and HIV among Men who have Sex with Men in Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2000. USAID and FHI (2000) Cambodia has the highest national HIV prevalence in Asia. In 1999, the Cambodian national surveillance system suggested that 3.8%1 of the population was infected with HIV. In Cambodia HIV is largely transmitted sexually, and most interventions and resources have been focused on reducing heterosexual transmission. The epidemic is fuelled by a large sex industry, poorly developed health and education infrastructures, and the increasing mobility of the population as the country resumes normal economic activity after decades of war.

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World Famous Recipes for Populations at HIV-risk in Developing Countries. Soeparna S.

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