Project Name: Trans* Map in EECA’

Donor: ECOM (The Eurasian Coalition on Health, Rights, Gender and Sexual Diversity) / Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) 

Dates: 2020- 2023

Project Objectives: Expand and strengthen HIV services for trans* people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia through community mobilization and enabling environments.

Tasks of the project:

Task N1: includes national advocacy plan and leadership school trainings, information campaigns, sensitization of health experts and decision-makers;

Task N2: Collect strategic information about trans* people;

The strategy involves conducting unique research among trans* people: population size assessment in two cities of the region, HIV prevalence assessment, needs assessment of trans* masculine and non-binary people.

Task N3: Trans* community participation and involvement in national HIV programs and decision-making processes, including training and support of trans* community representatives in HIV-related coordinating bodies, developing a comprehensive HIV/AIDS package for trans* people, trans* competent services, Advocating for the inclusion of trans* people in the National HIV Strategy.

Project beneficiaries: transgender people (transgender women, transgender men, non-binary people), health experts, decision makers.