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PROJECTS - AIDS LAW UNIT (ALU)

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AIDS Law Unit provides training about HIV and the law.

HIV AND AIDS & HUMAN RIGHTS
Project Objectives/Focus Area: The adoption and implementation of policies and creation of legal framework that promotes and ensures human rights based response to HIV and AIDS in Namibia.

Activities:

  • Policy formatulation and law reform.
  • Litigation and legal advice.
  • Education and training.
  • Development of information, education and communication materials on civil and socio-economic rights.

Donor: Ford Foundation

REDUCING STIGMA & DISCRIMINATION RELATED TO HIV AND AIDS
Project Objectives/Focus Area: Empowering support groups members to respond effectively to HIV and AIDS through human rights based approach

Activities:

  • Education and awareness creation on the rights of support group members.
  • Provide avenue for remedies for support group members.
  • Formulate and draft policies to address stigma and discrimination.
  • Advocacy on behalf of support group members.

Donor: PSI Europe through Social Marketing Association

HIV AND AIDS IN THE WORKPLACE
Project Objectives/Focus Area: Mitigating the impact of HIV and AIDS in the workplace through human rights based approach by promoting non-discriminatory and enabling environment.

Activities:

  • Development of HIV and AIDS workplace policies.
  • Training of managers, trade unionist, peer educators.
  • Litigation for employees who are stigmatized and discriminated on the basis of their HIV status.
  • Development of audio-visual and IEC materials.

Donor: Global Fund

YELALA-/UKHAI PROJECT
Project Objectives/Focus Area: Capacitating Community Response to HIV and AIDS in Namibia

Activities:

  • Providing legal advice and litigation service.
  • Training of community information coordinators.
  • Providing legal support to People Living with HIV and AIDS support groups, home base care and OVC support.

Donor: European Commission

ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN PROJECT
Project Objectives/Focus Area: Strengthening the legal protection of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC).

Activities:

  • Training of School Principals.
  • Training and Recruiting of OVC rights watch.
  • Advocacy on the rights of OVC.
  • Litigation and legal advice

Donor: Pact Namibia

Learn more about court cases the ALU is pursuing.

Find out how LAC is assisting Kaalina who was kicked out of her house after her husband learned of her HIV-status.

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