Following the humanitarian disaster, reconstruction efforts need to take lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people into account.
Anthony volunteers for Ishtar, a support group for men who have sex with men. He understands how valuable groups like this can be.
Niko fights a daily battle with heroin, but does not share needles and is not HIV positive. He had a test done with a community project.
Women who inject drugs often face a harsh life of sex work on the streets. A centre provides a place to rest and share problems with peers.
Men who have sex with men and transgender people are at high risk of HIV. A project called, ‘Men’s Health Social Service’ supports them.
Women who use drugs are vulnerable to sexual violence and HIV, and find it very hard to access health services. A project is tackling this.
Men who have sex with men face discrimination and criminalisation in Kenya. Condoms, education and raising awareness of HIV are vital.
The Alliance is rebuilding lives with methadone programmes and reducing the spread of HIV through needle exchange.
For HIV positive women, giving birth is dangerous. A community mapping project identified women at risk and provided support.
Homosexuality, sex work and abortion are all illegal in Uganda, making it difficult for young people affected by HIV.
Young people are finding ways to talk about sex, HIV and violence against girls in a society that often silences these topics.
VIDEO: Frank Mugisha, Executive Director of Sexual Minorities Uganda, talking about the challenges in fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda.