Midterm Evaluation of a UNDP Project to Support the Human Rights of LGBT People and Women and Girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Supported by a grant from the United Nations Development Programme, the Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health conducted the mid-term review of a UNDP Regional Service Centre Africa project aiming to reduce the HIV-related vulnerability of LGBT people and women and girls affected by HIV by strengthening regional and national legislative environments. Implemented across 11 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, the project focused on ensuring the realization of legal rights and addressing stigma and discrimination. The evaluation sought to highlight progress towards the project’s objectives, pathway of change towards these objectives and recommendations for increased effectiveness moving forward.


  • Years Active: 2013 – 2016
  • Investigators: Sofia Gruskin, Laura Ferguson
  • Funders/Collaborators:Sida, UNDP Regional HIV, Health and Development Cluster
  • Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia

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