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On this page you can view a list of some recent publications and other materials produced by the Director of Salamander and colleagues in relation to work on HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights and related issues. These are listed by date of publication. Where relevant, a link to another webpage where the publication can be viewed in situ is offered. Where it is not on a website, the material is offered here instead.

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1= For the general public; 2 = For professional policy makers and practitioners; 3 = Mainly for use in and with communities

An end to AIDS? Not through medication alone

Date / Co-authors: 01-Dec-13     Key: 123

Publisher: Open Democracy

Format/Description: Article

More information: In the world of HIV, the allure of the bio-medical techno-fix still attracts many policy makers. Meanwhile a parallel world of care, support, community spirit and womenÍs resilience still beats quietly. On World AIDS Day Alice Welbourn considers the future of the AIDS pandemic.

Seeking Safety: Stepping Stones in Malawi in French

Date / Co-authors: 01-Dec-13     Key: 123

Publisher: Salamander Trust, COWLHA Malawi, Dominique Chadwick

Format/Description: Films and webpage

More information: A film about the work of COWLHA in Malawi and its members as they seek to overcome gender-based violence and promote gender justice in their communities. These films and the accompanying literature will soon be available on DVD in English. Please contact us for further information

The Dual Epidemic: Gender-Based Violence and HIV

Date / Co-authors: 18-Jul-13     Key: 123

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Powerpoint

More information: Two presentations, by Dominique Chadwick and Nell Osborne for Salamander Trust, and by Alice Welbourn, were made during the UK Consortium on AIDS and International Development meeting on this topic, in London. Links to all the meeting presentations can be found through the website.

Seeking Safety: Stepping Stones in Malawi

Date / Co-authors: 17-Jul-13     Key: 123

Publisher: Salamander Trust, COWLHA, Dominique Chadwick and the Community Film Makers

Format/Description: Films and webpage

More information: A series of 6 participatory films and one longer film about the work of COWLHA in Malawi and its members as they seek to overcome gender-based violence and promote gender justice in communities. These films and the accompanying literature are now available on DVD. Please contact us for further information.

Compulsion versus compassion: HIV treatment for women and children

Date / Co-authors: 8 July 2013 Alice Welbourn and Louise Binder     Key: 12

Publisher: openDemocracy 5050

Format/Description: Article

More information: This article is about the recently launched WHO treatment guidelines

Will mass treatment of women with HIV lead to more abuse and harm? Rapid Response to Van de Perre et al

Date / Co-authors: 1 July 2013 Alice Welbourn and many co-authors     Key: 12

Publisher: British Medical Journal

Format/Description: Rapid Response

More information: This response is about an analysis article in the BMJ questioning the new WHO treatment guidelines

How to engage Women in MNCH Advocacy and Services

Date / Co-authors: 19 June 2013 Alice Welbourn     Key: 12

Publisher: RHRealityCheck

Format/Description: Article

More information: This article was based on another presentation at the 'Women Deliver' conference in Kuala Lumpur

The Pillars and Possibilities of a Global Plan to Address HIV in Women and their Children

Date / Co-authors: 9 June 2013 Alice Welbourn     Key: 12

Publisher: RHRealityCheck

Format/Description: Article

More information: This article was based on a presentation at the 'Women Deliver' conference in Kuala Lumpur

Women, Sexuality and the Political Power of Pleasure

Date / Co-authors: June 2013 edited by Susie Jolly, Andrea Cornwall and Kate Hawkins     Key: 12

Publisher: Practical Action

Format/Description: Book

More information: Alice Welbourn has a chapter in this book, entitled 'Desires Denied: Sexual Pleasure in the Context of HIV'

AID, NGOs and the Realities of Women's Lives

Date / Co-authors: April 2013 edited by Tina Wallace and Fenella Porter     Key: 12

Publisher: Practical Action

Format/Description: Book

More information: Alice Welbourn has a chapter in this book, entitled 'From Local to Global and Back Again - learning from Stepping Stones'

Women and the Post-2015 Agenda: are you on board the ark?

Date / Co-authors: 18-Mar-13     Key: 12

Publisher: openDemocracy

Format/Description: Article

More information: This article was based on a workshop co-hosted by ATHENA Network, Gestos, IWHC and Salamander Trust

The Gender Politics of Funding Women Human Rights Defenders

Date / Co-authors: 10-Dec-12     Key: 12

Publisher: openDemocracy

Format/Description: Article

More information: This article also has some interesting comments below it

Women Out Loud

Date / Co-authors: 2012     Key: 23

Publisher: UNAIDS

Format/Description: Booklet

More information: Alice Welbourn acted as part of editorial team for the whole publication and co-author of the final chapter

I Have A Dream

Date / Co-authors: 2012     Key: 123

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Film and resources

More information: Short films of women living with HIV human rights defenders from around the worl. Project developed by by Nell Osborne

Discussion paper- Promoting positive community genderand inter-generational norms' in 'Gender Equality HIV and Education': GOOD POLICY AND PRACTICE IN HIV AND HEALTH EDUCATION Booklet 7

Date / Co-authors: 2012     Key: 123

Publisher: UNESCO

Format/Description: Chapter in this Guide

Towards an HIV-free generation- getting to zero or getting to rights?

Date / Co-authors: 2012; Co-authored by: Amina Chitembo. Sophie Dilmitis. Olive Edwards. Carrie Foote. Leasuwanna Griffith. Svetlana Moroz. Lydia Mungherera. Lillian Mworeko. Jo Manchester. Shari Margolese. Angelina Namiba. Susan Paxton. Gracia Violeta Ross. Sita Shahi. Susan. Alice Welbourn     Key: 23

Publisher: Reproductive Health Matters

Format/Description: Article in peer-reviewed journal

Did You Know?

Date / Co-authors: 2012     Key: 123

Publisher: UNAIDS

Format/Description: Short Film about Women. HIV. Motherhood and Rights

More information: Alice Welbourn supported the development of the script of this film and took part in it (second speaker)

Language. identity and HIV - why do we keep talking about the responsible and responsive use of language? Language matters

Date / Co-authors: 2012; Co-authored by: Sophie Dilmitis. Olive Edwards. Beri Hull. Shari Margolese. Naisiadet Mason. Angelina Namiba. Moono Nyambe. Susan Paxton. Silvia Petretti. Gracia Violeta Ross. Alice Welbourn. Anna Zakowicz     Key: 123

Publisher: Journal of the International AIDS Society

Format/Description: Article in peer-reviewed journal

From HIV to THRIVE: to testing and treatment through Hope and Rights

Date / Co-authors: 2012     Key: 2

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Powerpoint presentation

More information: A presentation by Alice Welbourn at the UNAIDS Programme Coordination Board meeting. Geneva. June 2012

Building Community Support for Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Challenges. Lessons Learnt. Good Practice and Recommendations

Date / Co-authors: 2012     Key: 2

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Powerpoint presentation

More information: A presentation by Alice Welbourn at UNESCO. Paris. March 2012

HIV. Children and Women's Rights: How to Support Women with HIV to have HIV-free babies

Date / Co-authors: 2012     Key: 2

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Powerpoint presentation

More information: A presentation by Alice Welbourn at the House of Commons. London. January 2012

Ethical Considerations for an Integral Response to human rights. HIV and violence against women in C America

Date / Co-authors: 2011 Marijo Vazquez and Fiona Hale     Key: 2

Publisher: Organization of American States and the Inter-American Commission of Women: Project Coordination Development Connections

Format/Description: Report

More information: This report is also available in Spanish

HIV: Of Bombs and Banks and Transformation

Date / Co-authors: 2011     Key: 1

Publisher: openDemocracy

Format/Description: Article

The calm down dear factor writ large: AIDS, women and the UN

Date / Co-authors: 2011     Key: 1

Publisher: openDemocracy

Format/Description: Article

In Women's Words

Date / Co-authors: 2011 ATHENA Network, UN Women, UNAIDS     Key: 2

Publisher: ATHENA Network, UN Women and UNAIDS

Format/Description: Report

Piecing it together for women and girls: The gender dimensions of HIV-related stigma

Date / Co-authors: 2011 IPPF     Key: 2

Publisher: IPPF

Format/Description: Report

More information: This report, written and published by IPPF, built on the work of Fiona Hale and Marijo Vazquez in a Salamander consultancy for IPPF in 2010

8 regional reports, 1 global report

Date / Co-authors: 2011 ATHENA Network, UN Women, UNAIDS     Key: 2

Publisher: ATHENA Network, UN Women and UNAIDS

Format/Description: Report

Rocking the cradle - and the boat

Date / Co-authors: 2011     Key: 1

Publisher: openDemocracy

Format/Description: Article

Policy Brief - Investing in Women

Date / Co-authors: 2011     Key: 23

Publisher: Salamander Trust on behalf of Positive Women's Networks globally

Format/Description: Poster

Policy Brief - Investing in Women

Date / Co-authors: 2011     Key: 23

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Short video interviews

More information: Short video interviews with leading HIV positive women activists from around the world at the Commission on the Status of Women in New York, March 2011

Violence Against Women living with HIV: a background paper

Date / Co-authors: 2011 Fiona Hale and MariJo Vazquez     Key: 2

Publisher: Development Connections, UN Women and ICW Global

Format/Description: Report

More information: Paper commissioned by Development Connections as background to the three modules of an international online discussion forum on violence against women living with HIV

Positive Women Human Rights Defenders

Date / Co-authors: 2010     Key: 1

Publisher: openDemocracy

Format/Description: Article

How Salamander Supports the Carers

Date / Co-authors: 2010 Amandine Bollinger     Key: 1

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Poster

More information: This poster was presented at the International Conference on Care and Support hosted by the UK Consortium on AIDS and International Development

HIV - the (almost) missing link

Date / Co-authors: 2010 Lydia Mungherera and Alice Welbourn     Key: 123

Publisher:

Format/Description:

More information: Presented at the SRHR, Gender and HIV/AIDS - parallel session at the 'Gender and SRHR at the heart of the MDGs' Conference, hosted by EURONGOs, November 2010

How communication can lead to change: giving girls a safe space to speak through a Stepping Stones programme in Uganda

Date / Co-authors: 2010     Key: 23

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Powerpoint presentation

More information: Presentation created by Amandine Bollinger and presented at the Children's Symposium preceding the Vienna International AIDS Conference July 2010

Presentation about the adaptation of Stepping Stones into 15 for communities in Russian-speaking countries

Date / Co-authors: 2010     Key: 23

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Video clip

More information: Presentation by Elena Veselovskaya in the Women's Networking Zone at the Vienna International AIDS Conference July 2010

Numerous blogs

Date / Co-authors: 2010     Key: 1

Publisher: Open Democracy

Format/Description: Blogs

More information: Blogs by various contributors guest edited by Alice Welbourn relating to the International AIDS Conference in Vienna July 2010

More than just a pound of flesh?

Date / Co-authors: 2010     Key: 1

Publisher: Open Democracy

Format/Description: Article

More information: Article critiquing the power of the evidence base to overlook women's experiences

Numerous presentations

Date / Co-authors: 2010     Key: 1

Publisher: Various

Format/Description: Films ppts

More information: Contributions from various presenters in the Women's Networking Zone and in the main conference Vienna July 2010

Stepping Stones Newsletter No. 3: Beyond the Clinic Door

Date / Co-authors: 2010     Key: 23

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Newsletter

More information: Explains how Stepping Stones can support health workers to promote the International Policy Guidelines on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission

Stepping Stones Newsletter No. 2: Focus on Gender Equality

Date / Co-authors: 2010     Key: 23

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Newsletter

More information: Explains how Stepping Stones can support organisations to promote Gender Equality in support of the new UNAIDS Operational Plan

Venerated or Reviled - who's knowledge counts? Women HIV and the Question of Evidence: A global challenge

Date / Co-authors: 2010     Key: 23

Publisher: AIDS Legal Network/Athena: Mujeres Adelante

Format/Description: Newsletter

More information: Explores the challenge of the Western scientific method in relation to the absence of an evidence base for many women's experiences

WECARe +

Date / Co-authors: 2010 Alice Welbourn     Key: 1

Publisher: AIDS Legal Network

Format/Description: Article

More information: Issues facing positive women across Europe and Central Asia

ALQ Mujeres Adelante - March 2010

Date / Co-authors: 2010 Aziza Ahmed / Alice Welbourn / Beri Hull / Emma Bell / Heidi Nass     Key: 2

Publisher: AIDS Legal Network

Format/Description: Newsletter

More information: About criminalisation of positive women.

When things fall apart

Date / Co-authors: 2009     Key: 1

Publisher: Open Democracy

Format/Description: Article

Balancing on Wheels of Hope

Date / Co-authors: 2009     Key: 1

Publisher: Open Democracy

Format/Description: Article

HIV Women and Motherhood audio interviews

Date / Co-authors: 2009     Key: 12

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: CD-rom

More information: See this website for details in resources section. To buy or request free copies. click on the TALC website to left

Learning from Stepping Stones and Surveys & Quotes about Stepping Stones May 2009

Date / Co-authors: 2009     Key: 2

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Presentation at UNAIDS pre-think tank workshop on evaluation strategies for prevention programmes

More information: For a list of surveys and reports on Stepping Stones to 2006. please click on the link to the left of here

Making Lemonade out of Lemons': Stories of despair. determination and resilience of the spirit

Date / Co-authors: 2009     Key: 12

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Presentation at WHO Seminar on HIV and Disability. Geneva

More information: There are two pdf files connected with this: one is the talk. the other. below. shows the accompanying slides. Please click left and below respectively to the left of here to access them

Powerpoint for Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Date / Co-authors: 2009     Key: 12

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: See above

More information: Please click above left also for the main presentation

Women. HIV and Human Rights: the crisis of criminalisation

Date / Co-authors: 2009     Key: 2

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description: Transcript of Presentation at International Womens Day event. hosted by the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on AIDS. ActionAid International and Interact Worldwide

GIPA. gender. women and HIV: bridging the gap between principle and practice

Date / Co-authors: 2009 (with Fiona Hale and Luisa Orza)     Key: 2

Publisher: African HIV Policy Network

Format/Description: Newsletter Article

Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV in health care

Date / Co-authors: 2009 (with Rolake Odetoyinbo and David Stephens)     Key: 2

Publisher: Journal of the International AIDS Society

Format/Description: Publication of Plenary Presentation by Rolake Odetoyinbo at the International AIDS Conference. Mexico 2008

Into the firing line: placing young women and girls at greater risk

Date / Co-authors: 2008     Key: 2

Publisher: African Law Quarterly

Format/Description: Journal Article

More information: This article is also available on the AIDS Legal Network website. To view the whole journal edition. click on the link to the left of this

Stepping Stones Plus

Date / Co-authors: 2008 (with Florence Kilonzo. TJ Mboya and Shoba Mohamed Liban)     Key: 23

Publisher: Strategies for Hope. UNICEF. PLAN and DIFAEM

Format/Description: Training Manual

More information: To read more about the Stepping Stones process click to the left. For a list of contents of this second manual in the series. click on the link to the left. The materials can be ordered from the Strategies for Hope website (click left)

HIV Women and Motherhood

Date / Co-authors: 2008     Key: 12

Publisher: Strategies for Hope

Format/Description: Audio Interviews

World AIDS Day: A Message

Date / Co-authors: 2008     Key: 12

Publisher: Open Democracy

Format/Description: Blog

HIV/AIDS: A war on women

Date / Co-authors: 2008     Key: 12

Publisher: Open Democracy

Format/Description: Article

Gender and HIV

Date / Co-authors: 2008 (ed. with Joanna Hoare)     Key: 2

Publisher: OXFAM

Format/Description: Journal

Becoming positively human

Date / Co-authors: 2008     Key: 12

Publisher: Disability Now

Format/Description: Newsletter Article

The gremlin on my shoulder part 1

Date / Co-authors: 2008     Key: 1

Publisher: Good Housekeeping Magazine

Format/Description: Magazine Article

The gremlin on my shoulder part 2

Date / Co-authors: 2008     Key: 1

Publisher: Good Housekeeping Magazine

Format/Description: Magazine Article

Positive Women Changing Lives

Date / Co-authors: 2008     Key: 12

Publisher: Alice Welbourn

Format/Description: Video

More information: You can view these interviews by going back to the main resources page and clicking on the link

Report of Workshop on Motherhood for Positive Women

Date / Co-authors: 2007     Key: 3

Publisher: Salamander Trust

Format/Description:

Voices from Kenya: 4 Kenyan Stepping Stones trainers

Date / Co-authors: 2007     Key: 12

Publisher: Alice Welbourn

Format/Description: Video

More information: You can view these interviews by going back to the main resources page and clicking on the link

HIV and AIDS. the global tsunami: the role of Stepping Stones as one participatory approach to diminish its onslaught

Date / Co-authors: 2007     Key: 2

Publisher: Practical Action

Format/Description: Chapter in book: Springs of Participation - a reader in participatory approaches to development. Ed. J Pettitt and K Brock

Report of ICW Workshop on Motherhood for Positive Women

Date / Co-authors: 2007 (with Marion Natukunda)     Key: 2

Publisher: ICW

Format/Description: Report

When things fall apart

Date / Co-authors: 2007     Key: 123

Publisher: Positively Women

Format/Description: Article in 20th anniversary edition of Positively Women magazine. pages 12-13

Man Hunt Intimacy. Man Clean Bathroom

Date / Co-authors: 2006     Key: 2

Publisher: IDS Bulletin 37. 5

Format/Description: Article in Journal

Sex Life and the Female Condom

Date / Co-authors: 2006     Key: 2

Publisher: Reproductive Health Matters 28

Format/Description: Article in Journal

Gender and HIV/AIDS: Tackling the inequality at the centre of vulnerability to and impact of HIV/AIDS

Date / Co-authors: 2006     Key: 2

Publisher: ICW

Format/Description: Presentation for the Commonwealth Plan of Action for Gender Equality

A deadly silence

Date / Co-authors: 2006     Key: 12

Publisher: The Guardian

Format/Description: Comment

Women with AIDS: Commonwealth Casualties

Date / Co-authors: 2006     Key: 2

Publisher: Commonwealth Health Ministers' Handbook

Format/Description: Article

Speech at Westminster Abbey

Date / Co-authors: 2006     Key: 1

Publisher: Alice Welbourn

Format/Description: Short speech

Gender. HIV and the global tsunami: some essential steps for survival

Date / Co-authors: 2005     Key: 2

Publisher: Alice Welbourn

Format/Description: Speech at Parallel Symposium of Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting. Malta

Gender. Poverty. TB and HIV/AIDS in Africa: Some Causes and Consequences

Date / Co-authors: 2005     Key: 2

Publisher: Alice Welbourn

Format/Description: Presentation at RESULTS/London School of Hygiene Symposium on HIV and TB

Women. HIV and a fairytale: 8 requests to the G8

Date / Co-authors: 2005     Key: 2

Publisher: Alice Welbourn

Format/Description: Presentation at House Of Commons meeting. hosted by All Party Parliamentary Group on AIDS

Key Issues for Women and Policy Recommendations

Date / Co-authors: 2004     Key: 2

Publisher: Alice Welbourn

Format/Description: Presentation at WHO Geneva for International Women's Day

Pharmacists Listen to HIV Positive Women

Date / Co-authors: 2004 (with Carolyn Bell)     Key: 2

Publisher: ICW

Format/Description: Joint release. ICW and Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association

Realizing Rights: Transforming approaches to Sexual and Reproductive Well-being

Date / Co-authors: 2002 (ed. with Andrea Cornwall)     Key: 2

Publisher: Zed Press

Format/Description: Book

Oh This One is Infected: Women. HIV and Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region

Date / Co-authors: 2002 (with Susan Paxton. Kousalya Periasamy. Anandi Yuvaraj. Sapana Pradhan Malla and Motoko Seko)     Key: 2

Publisher: ICW

Format/Description: Report Commissioned by UNHCHR Asia-Pacific Region for the International AIDS Conference. Bangkok

Visioning Weekend for Partners of Registrants with Haemophilia and HIV

Date / Co-authors: 2001     Key: 12

Publisher: Haemophilia Society

Format/Description: Report of Weekend Workshop facilitated by Alice Welbourn

Gender. Sex and HIV: How to address issues that no-one wants to talk about

Date / Co-authors: 2000     Key: 2

Publisher: Report Commissioned for DDC. UNESCO and IUED

Format/Description: Presentation at Conference. Geneva

Gender. Participation and HIV: a positive force for change?

Date / Co-authors: 1998     Key: 2

Publisher: Alice Welbourn

Format/Description: Chapter in The Myth of Community: gender issues in participatory development Irene Guijt and Meer Kaul Shah (Eds). (1998)

Stepping Stones: training package on gender. HIV. communication and relationship skills

Date / Co-authors: 1995     Key: 23

Publisher: Strategies for Hope

Format/Description: Training Manual and Video

Rapid Rural Appraisal - Gender and Health - Alternative ways of listening to needs.

Date / Co-authors: 1992     Key: 12

Publisher: IDS Bulletin 23 no 1

Format/Description: Article

More information: Illustrates links between poverty seasons ill health relationships and gender violence.

Guest editor of RRA Notes 16: Applications for Health

Date / Co-authors: 1992     Key: 2

Publisher: IIED

Format/Description: Journal of IIED

RRA and the Analysis of Difference

Date / Co-authors: 1991     Key: 2

Publisher: IIED

Format/Description: Article in RRA Notes 14: General Issue