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Salamander Trust at AIDS2020


Salamander Trust is happy to be taking part in the 23rd international AIDS Conference….. This is the first international AIDS Conference to take place virtually We are delighted to be taking part with our partners, 4M Mentor Mothers Network CIC, and Making Waves To see a list of our activities in the main conference, please […]

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Salamander Trust at AIDS2020
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Salamander Trust is happy to be taking part in the 23rd international AIDS Conference….. This is the first international AIDS Conference to take place virtually We are delighted to be taking part with our partners, 4M Mentor Mothers Network CIC, and Making Waves To see a list of our activities in the main conference, please […]

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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
Advocacy Research Training

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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The WHAVE Podcast Paper #1: Fund What Works
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Issue #1 of The WHAVE Podcast Papers We are delighted to launch the first of four papers based on our The WHAVE podcast series. These podcasts have been made over the past year and feature many leading women living with HIV from different parts of their world. These papers synthesise their unique insights and experiences […]

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Launch of inspiring case studies by WHO
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Human Rights Day: WHO launches case studies of SRHR in action We are thrilled to announce the launch today by the World Health Organization of a booklet of case studies. These describe the inspirational work of Svitlana Moroz (Eurasian Women’s Network on AIDS, Ukraine), Dorothy Onyango (WOFAK Kenya), L’Orangelis Thomas (Pangea, Puerto Rico) and Cecilia […]

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ALIV[H]E in Action case studies booklet out
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25 March 2019: Out now: ‘ALIV[H]E in Action” booklet with 3 case studies about how the ALIV[H]E framework has been used by women to advance their rights in MENA Region, Botswana and India. ‘There are too few opportunities for women who are vulnerable to and/or living with HIV and/or experiencing VAW to engage with current […]

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nOscars Woman of the Year award 2018
Advocacy Training

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
Research Training

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
Events Research Training

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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Salamander Trust Seventh Annual Report to 31 March 2016
Annual Reports

Here is our seventh annual report for Salamander Trust. This year, once again, the document is designed for us by the great Jane Shepherd. Thank you once again so much to all our amazing associates, partners and other colleagues around the world. We continue to learn so much from you all and are very grateful […]

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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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Webconferencia: 24 noviembre 2015
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Resultados de la Encuesta Global Hora: 13:00 (hora de Nueva York) Enlace: aqui Nos complace anunciar que hoy, 24 de noviembre de 2015 celebraremos una webconferencia en español para presentar los resultados de la Encuesta Global sobre “Valores y Preferencias sobre salud sexual y reproductiva y derechos humanos de las mujeres que viven con VIH”. […]

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International AIDS Conference 2015 Vancouver

Salamander Trust is delighted to be taking part in a satellite panel event on Sunday 19th July hosted by UNWomen, with representatives from ICW Global, ICW East Africa, UNAIDS and others. This satellite will present the participatory methodology employed and the key findings from our global HIV treatment access review for women living with HIV. […]

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2nd International Men Engage Symposium

Salamander Trust at MenEngage 2014 Salamander Trust is delighted to be involved in the 2nd International MenEngage Symposium in Delhi, November 2014 Our Stepping Stones flagship training programme on gender, HIV, communication and relationship skills, is featured in two separate settings.   “Seeking Safety”: Stepping Stones in Malawi Our film, made by Dr Dominique Chadwick […]

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Global Treatment Review

Global Review of HIV/AIDS Treatment Access for Women: September 2014 Announcement of Collaborative Team & Preliminary Plans UN Women has commissioned a global review of HIV/AIDS Treatment Access for Women. This review seeks to identify key gaps related to women’s access to treatment and understand the barriers women face in the pathway to accessing treatment […]

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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

Salamander Trust feels privileged to attend AIDS 2014 – the 20th International AIDS Conference – in Melbourne, Australia in July 2014. To read more about our involvement, please click here.

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Salamander Trust conducts global survey for WHO on SRH & HR of women living with HIV

January 2015 update The report of this survey has now been launched. To access the report and read a launch statement please click here.   March – July 2014 The World Health Organization (WHO) is updating its 2006 Guideline on the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of women living with HIV (See: http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/guidelines/sexualreproductivehealth.pdf?ua=1) […]

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Stepping Stones newsletter July 2014: communities in conflict

Nell Osborne, Salamander Trust Communications Consultant, has written our latest newsletter for our international community of practice of Stepping Stones users. This edition features use of Stepping Stones by organisations in Uganda, DRC and Angola. The newsletter also highlights how Stepping Stones will feature in several events in the forthcoming International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, […]

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Salamander Trust Fifth Annual Report to 31 March 2014
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We are delighted to share with you our fifth annual report for Salamander Trust. This year we have combined all our work in one document, beautifully designed for us, as always, by Jane Shepherd. Thank you so much to all our amazing partners. We are so fortunate to work with such a great team of […]

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