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Case Study: Promoting New Models of Masculinity to Prevent HIV among MSM in Nicaragua

By John Nicholson | 21 Apr, 2011

In Nicaragua, HIV prevention for "sexually diverse" populations, including men who have sex with men (MSM), is made significantly more difficult by societal norms that stigmatize same-sex sexual activity and favor conformity to strict gender roles. Centro para la Prevención y Educación del SIDA (CEPRESI) is addressing this issue by both working to change perceptions of masculinity in Nicaragua's general population and educating MSM on HIV prevention and treatment.

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    Summary: In Nicaragua, HIV prevention for "sexually diverse" populations, including men who have sex with men (MSM), is made significantly more difficult by societal norms that stigmatize same-sex sexual activity and favor conformity to strict gender roles. Centro para la Prevención y Educación del SIDA (CEPRESI) is addressing this issue by both working to change perceptions of masculinity in Nicaragua's general population and educating MSM on HIV prevention and treatment.

    Source: John Snow, Inc. - JSI

    Publication Date: January 1, 2011

    Language: English

    Keywords: Addressing structural risk, Community engagement, gender, men who have sex with men, MSM, Nicaragua, Sexual transmission, stigma

 

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