Support Initiative for People with Congenital Disorders (SIPD)

 
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Country

Uganda

Organization

Support Initiative for People with Congenital Disorders (SIPD)

Founded as an intersex support group in December 2007 by an intersex Ugandan, SIPD is the only organization in Uganda and East Africa that aims to support and address the human rights of intersex people and children. SIPD works to create awareness about intersex conditions and advocate for a more open, tolerant and supportive society, and to advocate for protection, welfare and respect for the human rights of all intersex people in Uganda.

Project

Public Education and Advocacy

Purpose: To advance the rights of children and people with intersex conditions and decrease discrimination through public education and referrals to health care providers.

Project Grant Amount $45,000
Total Grants Received $295,415
Years Supported 5
Theme Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Youth, Sexually diverse communities