Women and HIV AIDS
Community Pilot Study Report
Latinas, Domestic Violence and HIV
The world is witnessing declines in the rate of new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths among children and adults. However, women continue to account for more than 50% of the global cases, the majority contracted through heterosexual relationships.
Human Trafficking and the Prevention of HIV/AIDS
Human Trafficking and HIV: Prevention with a Focus on Latinas
Funded by the City of Los Angeles AIDS Coordinator’s Office, ELAWC conducted a study to better understand the causes and consequences of human sex trafficking in our region, with particular emphasis on strategies for reducing HIV risk.
Promotoras Contra la Violencia Evaluation Report
Promotoras Contra La Violencia Evaluation Report by Barbara Kappos, LCSW; Martha Cristo, PhD; Stephanie Mesones Alvarado, MPH; Genoveva Lopez, BA.
This report documents use of the ELAWC’s Promotoras Contra La Violencia (PCLV) training model to integrate DV prevention programs and services among low-income, Latina women throughout the state of California.
ELAWC served as the lead agency and worked with three other organizations to expand and enhance capacity to evaluate and implement Promotora programs in local communities.
A grant through Blue Shield of California Foundation provided funding to enable partners to share expertise in working with farm workers, domestic violence, advocacy, financial literacy, and prevention.
Boyle Heights Policy Report
The policy report documents the needs assessment conducted to determine the prevalence of domestic violence and sexual assault against women living in Boyle Heights and identifies knowledge, access, and responses to these issues. The intent is to give a better understanding of Boyle Heights community members’ perceptions regarding the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault in order to develop effective, culturally sensitive, and community focused programs and responses. Download the report below.