Key Resources on Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships

Understanding why people engage in multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships (MCP) is key to guiding HIV prevention programs and interventions intended to increase awareness of the risks associated with MCP.  In this section of the MCP Toolkit you will find essential reading on the practice of MCP, its role in the spread of HIV, and strategies to reduce its occurrence. Additionally, resources included here will shed light on the controversy related to the evidence supporting the proposition that MCP is a key contributor to HIV epidemics in eastern and southern Africa.