South India Aids Action Programme (SIAAP)
SIAAP’s vision is a world where people can live safe, healthy, vibrant and productive lives without violence, stigma, or discrimination; and have the abilities to achieve the rights they value and that are guaranteed to them as Indian citizens.
By 2030, SIAAP will enable one million vulnerable young people (10-24 yrs) in 100 cities across India to combat poverty (SDG 1), improve nutrition (SDG 2), enjoy good sexual, physical and mental health (SDG 3), improve academic performance (SDG 4), reduce gender discrimination and violence (SDG 5), increase access to clean water and sanitation (SDG 6), enable safe and remunerative work options (SDG 7), and contribute to building safe and sustainable cities (SDG 11).
SIAAP Core Capacities
Their core capacities include
Counselling, supportive supervision, training, protocol and module development for different populations. (program design to service delivery)
Building capacities for women to combat violence, knowledge of laws, seek emergency medical, legal, and police help.
CBO Support: Developing community based organisations, collaborating to co-create, design programmes and raise funds.
Helped establish 29 CBOs of Women in Sex Work, Men having Sex with Men and among Visually challenged People
Promoted the concept of Thrift and Credit Societies among women and Visually Challenged People to develop the habit of savings and to eradicate local loan sharks
Sexuality and Sexual Health: Menstruation, prevention and treatment of STIs/HIVs, Contraception & Safety
Informed Consent in Sexuality and Health, concept, skills to ask and receive consent, module building and training,
Advocacy for sex work, confidentiality protocols for public healthSee more