Suriname Men United

Suriname Men United
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MISSION

To reduce the transmission of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) and Trans persons, by promoting a healthy lifestyle.

VISION

The realization of the right to health, equal protection before the law and privacy , are prerequisites for a healthier life of MSM and Trans persons.

FOCAL AREAS

Health, Advocacy, Psycho Social Care and HIV Testing and Counselling.

KEY OBJECTIVES

To empower MSM and Trans persons;

To advocate for the protection of  human rights for MSM and Trans persons ; and

To promote health promotion amongst   MSM& Trans persons.

MAJOR/CURRENT ACHIEVEMENTS

The Introduction of Social Cohesion Events which is a strategy  to reach MSM & Trans persons. At these events, HIV testing and counseling is provided as well as free  contraception;

The Development of Suriname’s Men United (SMU) quarterly newsletter which is currently being utilized as an awareness strategy at events and schools;

The launching of  the media campaign “ik ben Surinamer, gelijke rechten voor iedereen” which is  translated as ” I am Surinamese , equal rights for all”. This campaign included several person from across various sections of  Surinamese society  such as parliamentarians, People Living with HIV (PLWHIV), LGBT youth, health care workers and musicians; and

The provision of training to NGOs and Government bodies on gender and sexuality.

 

Phone
(597)-411-087 / (597)-888-7473
ZIP Code
Oude Charlesburgweg 63, Paramaribo, Suriname
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