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Guidance for international and regional actors responding to acute violence against key populations

This brief provides guidance to international and regional actors who wish to be part of an effective and coordinated response to violence against members of key populations.

Developed by representatives from key population networks, community-based organizations, United Nations agencies, international non-governmental organizations, donors and defenders of human rights who support and implement HIV programs for key populations, the document describes challenges that limit the effectiveness of acute violence response and recommends ways to strengthen stakeholder actions.

See also Safety and Security Toolkit: Strengthening the Implementation of HIV Programs for and with Key Populations