Extending GBV Services to curb HIV/AIDS infections..

HRI is working together with Key Population Investment Fund to implement a Project “Extending GBV services to curb HIV/AIDs Infections to Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Trans-women, Queer and Female Sex Workers in Arua/Westnile” since last year. We have so far tested 200 FSW for HIV/AIDS. Out of the 200 tested, only one FSW turned positive and was linked to care immediately. We …

Stay at home if you begin to feel unwell, even with mild symptoms such as headache and slight runny nose, until you recover. Why? Avoiding contact with others and visits to medical facilities will allow these facilities to operate more effectively and help protect you and others from possible COVID-19 and other viruses. If you develop fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek …

Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Young people face a number of obstacles to obtaining sexual and reproductive health services. These barriers relate to availability and accessibility as well as the quality of the services provided. For example, laws and policies may limit young people’s access to services and contraceptives, and health centres may only address the needs of married women.  Research shows that only a …

Advocacy

People around the Northern Uganda face violence and inequality and sometimes torture, even execution because of who they love, how they look, or who they are. Sexual orientation and gender identity are integral aspects of our selves and should never lead to discrimination or abuse. HRI works for Female Sex workers and LGBT peoples’ rights, and with activists representing a …