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ActionAid India works in 25 states and 1 union territory of India, with a vision to A world without poverty, patriarchy and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to life with dignity.
Name Of The Initiative
Working With Actionaid India Since
No Of Blocks Covered
No Of Districts Covered
3 (Bangalore, Shimoga, Davangere )
No Of People With Disability
No Of Transender
Social Groups Reached
People Living with HIV (PLHIV), Vulnerable to HIV
Name Of Communities
Women living with HIV
Focus Areas Of Intervention
Rights assertion of women and children living with HIV
Basic Information About The Initiative
‘Akruthi’ works in 3 districts of Karnataka – Bangalore, Shimoga & Davangere since 2009. It works with PLHIV and their families and OVCs (Orphan & vulnerable children), Female Sex Workers (FSWs), Sexuality minorities (MSMs and Hijras) and vulnerable communities for the rights and entitlements. ‘Akruthi’ project has special focus on women, children and youth with a mission of empowering the communities and creating an enabling environment where they can enjoy all rights. The major areas of work are Care, support and treatment for PLHIV and vulnerable communities.The activities focused on the core issues of stigma and discrimination, information regarding treatment, care and support and access to economic and social empowerment.
HIV; Women; child rights; women rights; Vulnerable groups