AIDS INITIATIVE, YOUTH EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION
The organization focuses on
HIV, TB, SRHR
Vision of the organization
: envisions a free world from HIV/AIDS and without discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and a world in which youth (women and men), people with disabilities are empowered politically, socially and economically and care as accessible for all. and have the same rights to health services and opportunities as anyone else.
Also, the world with better development in health, water resources and good environment conservation to biodiversity.
Summary Description of your Organization
Aids Initiative, Youth Empowerment and Development Organization is Non- governmental Organization dedicated to response to fighting against HIV/AIDS, public health-based approach, health education, services and advocacy for policy reform through in depth partnership with the community in Tanzania- Zanzibar (Unguja and Pemba), support community established 2015 under registration no L.2816. In accordance to the registration of the society appointed under section 9 of the society Act No 6 of 1995. AIYEDO organization is located Bububu-Zanzibar and widely focusing in Zanzibar (Unguja and Pemba).
Many human rights focused organizations have worked with minority and disadvantaged groups to enable them in their own way to articulate, defend and realize their human rights and freedoms. Such rights range from civil, political, economic, social and cultural. One such marginalized group of people is the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex , msm ans sex workers who face discrimination based on their sexuality.
A study conducted by the Zanzibar Human Rights Commission entitled ‘The Outlawed Among Us’ noted that human rights violations against this persons in Zanzibar are systematic, highly prevalent and generally not redressed by the state when called to. It was the finding of the study that service providers such as healthcare practitioners, education administrators, landlords and state security agents discriminate against this persons when it comes to access and service provision