This strategy outlines the guiding principles, goals, targets and priority areas needed for an effective, coordinated and comprehensive state-wide response to the impact of bloodborne viruses and sexually transmissible infections on Aboriginal people in Western Australia (WA).
An evidence review from Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand and Canada for the WA Aboriginal sexual health and blood-borne virus strategy
This review was commissioned by the Department of Health Western Australia with the aim to prevent and reduce rates of blood born viruses infection in Australian communities.
This major report provides policy briefs on major topics for women’s health and wellbeing. It draws on an array of ALSWH research work undertaken over the past decade that has been published with peer review and that provides sufficient evidence to warrant a series of...
Bloodborne viral and sexually transmissible infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
This report provides information on the occurrence of bloodborne viruses and sexually transmissible infections among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Australia.
This manual was developed by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) as part of the Young Deadly Free project, to support clinicians in efforts to boost STI and BBV testing rates for young people living in and visiting remote communities.
Sexual health and economic empowerment of young women and girls in Cuba: exploring the role of social norms
This literature review brings together evidence on the linkages between social norms and sexual and reproductive health (SRH), as well as between social norms and women’s economic empowerment (WEE). The focus is on Cuba, but broader evidence is presented from the Latin America and Caribbean...
The aim of this paper is to look at young women's health and wellbeing between the ages of 10 and 20. We examine young women's experience of six interrelated priority health areas: physical health, sexual and reproductive health, body image, relationships, mental health and social...
This survey is a national study exploring the sexual health and well-being of Australian adolescents. The anonymous survey asks questions about knowledge, behaviour and educational experiences related to sexual health and well-being. The Commonwealth Department of Health-funded study has been conducted approximately every five years...
Advancing HIV justice: a progress report on achievements and challenges in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation
This document scans the current situation, the good developments and the bad; details the many initiatives by independent experts, governments, the United Nations and civil society; describes the latest research and its findings in terms of prosecutions and convictions and the social impact of these...
The aim of Advancing HIV Justice 2 is to provide a progress report of achievements and challenges in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation.