Posted Date: 15th Feb 2013
The Sophia Forum, a charity that aims to raise awareness of issues facing women living with HIV in the UK and globally, has launched a new report on the linkages between HIV and Gender Based Violence. The report, Violence as a Cause or Consequence of HIV for Women in England, highlights the experiences of women living with HIV in England in relation to Gender-Based Violence. It documents the findings of a study to explore the potential for a national investigation into violence as a cause or a consequence of HIV for women in England. AHPN was interviewed for the study as an institutional stakeholders. AHPN welcomes this report, which is an invaluable tool in highlighting the links between HIV and GBV in the UK, which are under-recognised in the UK.