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Women's Network for Unity (WNU)
Sex Workers' Human Rights and Leadership
Purpose: To empower sex workers to advocate for access to social services and freedom from violence and discrimination.
Training Grassroots Women
Purpose: To secure widow pensions and provide educational opportunities to adolescent girls and rebuild trust between different religious groups in the slums of Baroda by organizing the communities and providing them with training about gender justice, communalism, and environment and their rights.
Mohammad Bazar Backward Class Development Society (MBBCDS)
Building Women's Leadership
Purpose: To promote Muslim women's leadership by conducting awareness trainings on the legal rights guaranteed by the Indian Constitution, including freedom from domestic violence, the right to property and the right to education.
Purpose: To support the community organization AMANA to increase the capacity of transgender and MSM communities to access mainstream healthcare, education and employment services through training and workshops; to conduct community outreach and advocacy activities to reduce the stigma and discrimination facing this population.
Purpose: To build the capacity of five organizations to address gaps in their sexual and gender-based violence programs serving rural women in northern India through training, workshops and networking activities.
Point of View (POV)
Advancing the Right to Health for Transgender Communities
Purpose: To increase knowledge of the female-to-male transgender population of Mumbai around their right to basic healthcare and legal services by supporting community organizing and education; to facilitate connections between the medical community in Mumbai and transgender individuals through public health drives.
Sampada Grameen Mahila Sanstha (SANGRAM)
Peer-led HIV/AIDS Education Among Sex Workers
Purpose: To defend the rights of sex workers and empower them to design and implement sustainable programs for their own health; and to combat discrimination and stigma within the wider community through community organizing, rights-based education, and peer-led HIV and AIDS programs.
Asociacion Nicaraguense de Transgeneras (ANIT)
Advancing the Rights of Transgender People
Purpose: To defend and promote the sexual health and rights of transgender people by conducting human rights education and leadership-building; denouncing human rights violations; conducting workshops on gender identity, stigma and discrimination and HIV prevention; and conducting awareness-raising workshops with the staff of public institutions.
UHAI - The East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative (UHAI - EASHRI)
Capacity Building for LGBTI and Sex Worker Movements
Purpose: To build the capacities of organizations in the LGBTI and sex worker rights movements in Uganda and Kenya, including AJWS grantees, through training and convenings.
Purpose: To increase girls' access to education and discourage the trafficking of girls by raising awareness among families, communities and among adolescent girls and women about their basic rights.