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Background Promoting and protecting human rights and gender equality is an objective of the Global Fund Strategy 2017 – 2022 and should provide robust opportunities for community advocates addressing gender inequality in HIV, TB and malaria to participate and access resources.  However, a recent report commissioned by UNAIDS  on the Prioritization in Global Fund Grants: […]

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CALL TO ACTION: Urging the Ugandan Government to discard the anti-homosexuality bill 2023

Uganda is among three countries in sub-Saharan Africa and 22 countries globally with the highest HIV prevalence. This is attributed to significant levels of inequity, stigma, and discrimination. In Uganda, HIV continues to pose an important health and developmental threat. High rates of prevalence and girls and young women being particularly affected are of major […]

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Invest in women to end TB – Where women lead, change happens

This statement is available to download in English and French and Russian. The Global Fund to fight HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) recently adopted its new Strategy: Fighting Pandemics and Building a Healthier and More Equitable World (2023 – 2028). The Strategy includes a reinforcing contributory objective to maximizing health equity, gender equality and human rights. At […]

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Update on Country C19RM Funding Request Submissions

Background The W4GF Action Alert: Everything women need to know to engage in Global Fund C19RM and in French, Spanish and Russian helped to build understanding of the Global Fund’s second phase of its COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM). If you are still unsure of what C19RM is then click on one of the above links. Through the […]

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The clock is ticking for us to end TB and gender inequality

‘The Clock is Ticking’ and time is running out for us to get it right and deliver on the commitments made by global leaders to end TB and gender inequality. The urgency is greater than ever due to the impacts of COVID-19, as lockdowns and service disruptions have reversed slow but steady progress in the global […]

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TB Women: A Celebration of Women in TB on International Women’s Day

TB Women in partnership with Stop TB Partnership will host a discussion to celebrate the launch of the new TB Women Network and the Stop TB Partnership’s Gender and TB position paper. WHEN The webinar will take place on Monday, 8 March at 1PM – 2PM CET across the following time zones. Double check time zones here if your country […]

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