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Our latest 4M Webinar: HIV, pregnancy & COVID-19
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Webinar no. 12 in our 4M series focuses on HIV and pregnancy in the context of COVID-19: clinical and mental health dimensions On International Women’s Health Day, 28th May 2020, we were delighted to welcome Dr Alison Wright FRCOG, of the Royal Free Hospital, London, and UK/Ireland Representative for the FIGO Safe Motherhood and PPH […]

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Latest CUSP blog on ALIGN Platform
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We are happy to announce the publication of our latest CUSP blog “Building momentum for scaling-up prevention of gender-based violence: the importance of norm change initiatives at community level”  In this blog, we reflect on and echo the findings of the recently concluded DFID-funded VAWG research programme across 16 countries, What Works. We also define […]

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CUSP – Community for Understanding Scale-Up
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CUSP – The Community for Understanding Scale Up The Community for Understanding Scale Up (CUSP) is a group of nine organizations working across 3 regions with robust experience in scaling social norm change methodologies in various contexts— the Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP), Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE), the Institute […]

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nOscars Woman of the Year award 2018
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We are delighted to announce that Salamander Associate Longret Kwardem is the winner of the Naz Project 2018 nOscars woman of the year award The nOscars have taken place since 2012. They highlight: “the significant gap between the sexual health outcomes of minority communities compared to the general population.” Longret Kwardem is working with the […]

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nOscars Woman of the year award 2018
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We are delighted to announce that Salamander Associate Longret Kwardem is the winner of the Naz Project 2018 nOscars woman of the year award The nOscars have taken place since 2012. They highlight: “the significant gap between the sexual health outcomes of minority communities compared to the general population.” Longret Kwardem is working with the […]

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The impact of Stepping Stones with Children
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The impact of Stepping Stones with Children now published We have just published results about the Stepping Stones with Children programme. These included a significant increase in the CD4 counts and weights of the children living with HIV who took part. To access the article abstract and, for those of you who have access, the […]

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Salamander Trust at AIDS2018
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Salamander Trust feels privileged to take part in the 22nd International AIDS Conference This is taking place in July in Amsterdam, Holland. To see a list of our activities, please click here. To read the press release about the Women’s Networking Zone and its herstory, click here. ——————————————- Support for the Women’s Networking Zone in […]

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Article about Stepping Stones with Children
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We are really happy to announce the publication of an article about Stepping Stones with Children. “Building resilience to adverse childhood experiences: An assessment of the effects of the Stepping Stones with Children training programme on Tanzanian children affected by HIV and their caregivers”  Sue Holden, Vanessa LZ Gordon-Dseagu, Gill Gordon, Nelson Chiziza, Pfiriaeli Kiwia, […]

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4M research poster at BHIVA Spring Conference
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We are delighted that a poster featuring research on our 4M project was selected for oral presentation, won a ‘commended’ rosette and also won the BHIVA/BASHH Mediscript 2018 award for community research. The qualitative research evaluation which the poster described was a joint team effort. It was conducted by Amelie Cameron and Longret Kwardem. Amelie […]

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World Health Day 2018: Launch of Generic Checklist to support Implementation of WHO 2017 Guideline on SRHR of Women living with HIV
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7 April 2018 Today is World Health Day and the 70th Anniversary of the World Health Association We are happy to announce the launch of a Generic Checklist, funded by WHO, to support the in-country implementation of the 2017 WHO Consolidated guideline on the SRHR of women living with HIV.    This WHO Guideline was a landmark […]

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Stepping Stones International Women’s Day Newsletter 2018
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Stepping Stones International Women’s Day Newsletter 2018 Warm greetings on International Women’s Day. Our newsletter for International Women’s Day 2018 focuses on our 4M projects in the UK; and with our partners, PIPE Trust in Kenya and UNYPA in Uganda. 4M stands for My Health, My Choice, My Child, My Life. To read the newsletter, […]

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Stepping Stones January 2018 Newsletter
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Salamander Trust have published our January 2018 Stepping Stones newsletter This issue, compiled by Laura Pulteney, focuses on the power of positive language and how thinking about and changing the language we use can shape and influence our attitudes and enable us to engage more effectively with people and their actions. It contains contributions from partners […]

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Webinar on the ALIV[H]E Framework
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A webinar to launch the ALIV[H]E Framework took place on 9 November 2017 at 1400 Geneva time. The ALIV[H]E Framework seeks to strengthen and expand the evidence base around initiatives to address VAW in the context of HIV at community level. The webinar was recorded. To read more about the ALIV[H]E Framework, click here. To […]

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4M National Training of Trainers Workshop
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4M National Training of Trainers Workshop Manchester October 2017 Salamander Trust has just completed its first 4M National Training of Trainers workshop in Manchester. 14 women trained last year as ‘Mentor Mothers’ from across the country attended the workshop. To read more, click here.

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On the CUSP of Change
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On the CUSP of Change: Effective scaling of social norms programming for gender equality Launch of the CUSP Working Group Policy Brief Today at the Sexual Violence Research Initiative Conference in Rio de Janeiro, we are delighted to have joined with partners from around the world to launch the CUSP Working Group Policy Brief. Salamander […]

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London launch: WHO Guideline on SRH&R of women living with HIV
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London launch at Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists On 20 July this Guideline was launched in London. The launch was co-hosted by the Royal College of Gynaecologists and the World Health Organization. To read a summary of the evening through tweets on Spotify, click here. To read a Commentary on the process of being […]

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Celebrating 21 years of Stepping Stones 1995-2016
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We are celebrating 21 years since the original Stepping Stones programme was published by Strategies for Hope in 1995.             To mark this event we are delighted to share with you stories about the great work being done by various users of the programme around the world. Please return here soon for […]

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Latest Stepping Stones Newsletter
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New Stepping Stones publications Our latest Stepping Stones newsletter is now out. This describes our new programme Stepping Stones with Children, designed for use with children aged 5-8, and 9-14 who have been affected by AIDS, and their caregivers. We have also recently wholly revised and updated Stepping Stones & Stepping Stones Plus, designed for […]

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Stepping Stones programmes
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We are delighted to launch our two new Stepping Stones programmes on gender, generation, HIV, communication & relationship skills Stepping Stones with Children is designed for use with children affected by AIDS, aged 5-8, 9-14 and their caregivers   Stepping Stones & Stepping Stones Plus is a wholly revised and updated version of the original […]

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UNAIDS Participatory Film Project
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Capacity building for leadership on Gender Based Violence: A Participatory film project Background to the project Between August 2014 and October 2015 Salamander Trust undertook a film training and documentary programme to showcase the extraordinary grassroots leadership of women living with HIV in an effective response to Gender-Based Violence and HIV in Africa.  This programme […]

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Launch of “Rights, Camera, Action” with Positively UK at the Royal College
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Salamander Trust was delighted to be part of the launch of the “Rights, Camera, Action” films launch at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. The event was hosted by Professor Lesley Regan, Vice-President in charge of Strategic Development of the College,  who is also Co-Chair of the Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights Committee of […]

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Salamander Trust at AIDS 2014, Melbourne, Australia, July 2014
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Salamander Trust’s Alice Welbourn and Associate Nell Osborne are delighted to be able to attend the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne. Please click here or scroll down this page to view the activities in which we are involved. **Salamander Trust is deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the loss of flight no MH […]

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Rights, Camera, Action! The Pregnancy Journey when you are living with HIV
Advocacy Participatory film projects Training

The following films have been endorsed by the British HIV Association (BHIVA), International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW), Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), Pozfem UK, WECARe+, the UK National HIV Nurses Association (NHIVNA) and Sophia Forum.   Introduction This project and the films that were made were a collaboration between […]

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Integrating Strategies to Address Gender-Based Violence and Engage Men and Boys as Partners to Advance Gender Equality through National HIV Plans and Strategies
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Dakar, Senegal 16-19 September 2013 Welcome! This page contains resources produced by many organisations working on gender-based violence, engagement of men and boys as partners, and the meaningful involvement of women living with HIV in the context of HIV. It was developed for the participants of a workshop held in September 2013 in Dakar, hosted […]

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Seeking Safety – Stepping Stones with COWLHA in Malawi
Advocacy Participatory film projects Training

Salamander Trust collaborates with COWLHA Malawi in new film-making & training project The Coalition of Women living with HIV and AIDS in Malawi has been using the “Stepping Stones” training programme on gender, HIV, communication and relationship skills, and other innovative approaches, for some time with its members. In this recent initiative, Salamander Trust has […]

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Integrating Strategies to Address Gender-Based Violence and Engage Men and Boys to Advance Gender Equality through National Strategic Plans on HIV and AIDS: Istanbul, Turkey 14-16 November 2011
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WELCOME This page contains resources produced by many organisations working on gender-based violence, involvement of men and boys, and the meaningful involvement of women living with HIV in the context of HIV.  It was developed for the participants of a workshop held in November 2011 in Istanbul, organised by UNFPA, UNDP, UN Women, UNAIDS, and […]

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SOPHIA FORUM Events
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Salamander Trust has supported several Sophia Forum events.  Read about some recent events which we have supported at  Sophiaforum.net.

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