The program aims to address the needs of young women in urban areas in four slum communities of Asansol and Siliguri, both urban areas in West Bengal, as part of a situational analysis. The aim of the overall scoping study will be to gather information through desk research, interviews, focus group discussions (FGDs) and partner engagement that will then inform program development.
Project Sashakt: MSM, Hijra and TG Community Systems Strengthening In partnership with India HIV/AIDS Alliance, and funded by UNDP
India HIV/AIDS Alliance is the Principal Recipient (PR) of a five year program funded through The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Round 9. The program, Project Pehchān, in Hindi means “identity,” “recognition,” or “acknowledgement.” Project Pehchān was launched in October 2010 with an aim to halt and reverse the HIV epidemic amongst MSM, TG and Hijra (MTH) communities in India.
Coalition Based Advocacy Project- Building the Capacity of People Living with HIV and Sexual Minorities in Odisha and West Bengal to Advance their Health and Rights
This project aims to improve health equity for sexual minorities and People Living with HIV (PLHIV), particularly with regards to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV/AIDS, and in line with the provisions made in National AIDS Control Program-III (NACP-III), National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), and the Reproductive and Child Health Program – Phase II. The project achieves this through the empowerment of sexual minorities and PLHIV in Odisha and West Bengal to know, promote, and exact their rights to life and health as written in the Indian Constitution.