Enhancing the Legal Environment for an Effective HIV Response in Kenya

The project seeks to address the legal and human rights gaps that exist in Kenya’s HIV response premised on the fact that supportive legal environments and appropriate laws play a crucial role in slowing the spread of HIV. Conversely, punitive laws undermine access to effective HIV services. It aims to achieve four key outcomes i) Institutional capacity strengthening ii) Law reform iii) Law enforcement and iv) Access to justice and redress  The expected outputs of the project focus around; Strengthened capacities of judicial officers to address HIV through quality judgments; Strengthened capacities of law enforcement officers on HIV, Human rights and the law; Strengthened capacities of legal professionals, health workers and media to address HIV through provision of quality services; Strengthened  capacities of infected and affected communities to influence on their rights as well as to influence law and policies and ; documentation of best practices on HIV, Human Rights and the law.

Status:

Completed

Project start date:

January 2014

Estimated end date:

September 2018

Focus area:

  • basic services
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Kenya

    Implementing partner:

    Non Governmental Organization

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Joint United Nations Programme On Hiv/aids
  • Amount contributed

    $356,760

    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2017 $48,831

    2016 $82,231

    2015 $14,110

    2014 $117,561

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