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As a user of the hub, the discussion forums provide an invaluable source of information that harnesses seminal discourses from both the academia and GBV/HIV practitioners. The flow of the discussion forums intertwines GBV and HIV, organized thematically, and therefore presents perspectives that are refreshing.

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CommunityCommunity conversations through dialogue and advocacy empowers communities to address their own concerns, issues and challenges. It strengthens local leadership to find local ‘home-grown’ solutions to developmental challenges related to HIV and GBV throu2 Topics · 2 PostsLast post: Gun Violence · 3 years ago · michelle.oluoch
CounselingCounseling The effects of GBV and HIV will vary from person to person and depend on a number of individual, community, and socio-cultural factors. Individual survivors of GBV and people infected with HIV require multiple types of support to promote their1 Topic · 1 PostLast post: Counselling Centres in Kenya · 3 years ago · mosesmnawe
EducationLack of access to education, information and services increases the vulnerability of people to various forms of violence. Illiterate people are less likely to have information about HIV prevention options, availability of treatment for HIV, their rights,0 Topics · 0 PostsNo topics yet!
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HealthThe interface between GBV and HIV thrusts the health sector into a multi-faceted medical and psychosocial environment. GBV and HIV health risk factors and vulnerabilities are interrelated as causal and outcome elements. Research shows of the inter-linkage0 Topics · 0 PostsNo topics yet!
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LegalMany jurisdictions have responded to the necessary legislative measures to illuminate the interaction between GBV and HIV. They highlight judicial processes in the quest for justice, statutory obligations, human rights entitlements and remedial actions. T0 Topics · 0 PostsNo topics yet!
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LivelihoodGBV and HIV are obstacles to the social and economic development of communities as well as to the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals. Sustainable livelihoods play an important role in preventing GBV and HIV and mitigating their im0 Topics · 0 PostsNo topics yet!
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PsychosocialGBV and HIV combine to occasion harmful physical, emotional, psychological and social effects on individuals. Psychological and social consequences of GBV like anger, shame, self-blame may lead to withdrawal and hopelessness, suicidal thoughts and depress0 Topics · 0 PostsNo topics yet!
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