Together for our rights

About the project

The project is designed to support the global efforts to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS among gay men and other MSM and trans* populations around the world and to enable gay men and MSM and trans* people to safely seek HIV care and services.

Project Targets

The goal of the Project is to contribute to:

  • reducing the level of stigma and discrimination, and human rights violations experienced by gay men and other MSM, and trans* people in healthcare settings, in particular in HIV services;
  • increasing access to health services through community-based collaborations with healthcare workers and administration and local governments.

Project Objectives

  • Strengthen the capacity of HIV and LGBT NGOs in documenting and revealing stigma and discrimination, and human rights violations in healthcare settings, in particular in HIV services;
  • Study stigma and discrimination, and monitor human rights violations in healthcare settings, in particular in HIV services;
  • Advocate for addressing related barriers in access to health, including HIV services for gay men and other MSM and trans* people;
  • Work with healthcare workers and officials to overcome stigma and discrimination, and mitigate human rights violations in healthcare settings, including in HIV services;
  • Participate in health policy-making at local and national levels.