Discrimination against commercial sex workers, transgender persons, prisoners and homosexuals is linked to the high prevalence of HIV in East and Southern Africa, human rights bodies have found.
Men who have sex with men (MSM) living in East Africa, where homophobia is on the rise, now have access to a unique website, Afya4Men.info, which contains comprehensive sexual health information targeted to their specific needs.
“Specific MSM medical competence has already been developed in these countries but due to often hostile environments, in many instances including criminalisation of male-to-male sex, has resulted in a lack of localised relevant information being freely available to MSM themselves,” said Prof James McIntyre, CEO of Anova. Afya4Men.info is entirely bilingual, offering information in both Swahili and English. Read More