Community health and safety

Strategic Goal

Improving the sexual, reproductive, mental and physical well-being and safety of trans community and sex workers in Armenia.

Strategic Objectives

  • To prevent HIV/AIDS/STI among trans community and sex workers;
  • To raise awareness on sexual, reproductive and mental health and safety issues among trans community and sex workers in Armenia;
  • To ensure equal access to high-quality medical services, healthcare and treatment
  • To monitor and conduct research, studies, surveys on issues related to well-being and safety of trans community and sex workers in Armenia.

Services

  • Lending individual and group healthcare, psychological and social counseling services;
  • Providing hotline and online counseling services;
  • Setting up self-support and support groups;
  • Providing peer education and peer counseling;
  • Conducting outreach work;
  • Distributing safer sex packages;
  • Providing VCT and STI tests;
  • Organizing informational and educational activities (training sessions, workshops, conferences etc.) on well-being and safety;
  • Elaborating, publishing and disseminating educational materials (books, brochures, booklets, leaflets. etc.) on well-being and safety;
  • Carrying out thematic surveys and researches;
  • Creating trans inclusive network of professionals;
  • Organizing thematic social movie discussions;
  • Providing vocational education to trans community and sex workers;
  • Providing shelter to homeless trans people and sex workers.

Expected Results

Trans community and sex workers has equal access to high-quality healthcare and social and psychological services and feels safe in Armenia.

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