UHAI EASHRI

http://www.uhai-eashri.org/
UHAI EASHRI (The East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative) is an indigenous activist fund which provides flexible and accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality, health and human rights in the East African region with a particular focus on the rights of sexual minorities. UHAI provides grants and capacity support to sex worker and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) organisations in the five East African countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

Support Stats & Facts

  • Black African MSM appear twice as likely to contract HIV as other ethnic groups

    (Sigma Research, 2011)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)

  • Black MSM are also twice as likely to report homophobic attacks in their local area compared to the white population - 13% compared to 6% respectively

    (Stonewall, 2013)