Equals Inc

Equals Inc
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MISSION

To encourage safe sex practices while providing safe and secure environments where members of the LGBTQ+ community can access services such as sexual health, general health, mental health and legal advice. Through community empowerment, education, networking and rights based advocacy.

VISION

A country with a community built on respect, acceptance, empathy and dignity for all of its citizens.

FOCAL AREA

LGBTQI

KEY OBJECTIVES

To promote the sexual health of key populations through connecting persons to services, education on prevention , care and treatment;

To create networks and build relationships with service providers to ensure stigma-free treatment of the LGBTQI+ community;

To advocate on human rights violations, issues of access and right to justice;

To advocate for policy and legal reform that promotes equality;

To build and assist networks that support key populations/ marginalized people; and

To engage in public education to sensitize and humanize issues facing key populations.

MAJOR/ACHIEVEMENTS

The establishment of an LGBT Drop-In Centre where clients can access services such as : HIV and STI testing, PrEP, Psycho-Social support, and doctors checks ups;

The first community site in the region to offer PrEP;

Conducted sensitization training to service providers in the Ministry of Health to the needs of the LGBT Community; and

Equals is the only organisation in Barbados who can collect records of Human Rights violations through the Share Incident Database.

 

 

 

 

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(246) 571-3693
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