The Consortium

African Men for Sexual Health and Rights (AMSHeR)

AMSHeR is a Pan-African coalition of organisations led by people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender. They are working to tackle stigma and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and to advance access to quality health services for these groups.

The Humanistic Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries

Hivos is an international organisation that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. Its primary focus is achieving structural change through cooperating with innovative businesses, citizens and their organisations.

Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL)

This pan-African network of organisations in sub-Saharan Africa are committed to advancing freedom, justice & bodily autonomy for all women on the African continent and beyond, by building a feminist future, where social justice prevails and where all Africans can live in dignity and freedom.

Africa Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA)

The Pan African Alliance of sex worker led groups’ vision is to see a world where sex work is recognized as work, and where the health and human rights of all sex workers living and working in Africa are protected.

Positive Vibes

Positive Vibes is a Namibian registered regional trust that facilitates and promotes positive social change through a process of personalization, dialogue and voice. Positive Vibes envisions open, equitable and healthy societies in Southern Africa in which civil society organisations play a key role in influencing progressive social development in partnership with governments and the private sector.

Gender DynamiX

Gender DynamiX is the first Africa-based organisation to focus solely on the
transgender community. The organization seeks to be a key role-player in
the realization of all human rights of transgender and gender non-conforming
people within and beyond the borders of South Africa. It uses the human rights
framework to advance, promote and defend the rights of trans and gender non-
conforming persons in South Africa, Africa and globally. Gender DynamiX is a member of the Southern African Trans Forum (SATF), which was formed as an outcome of the KP-REACH project.

M&C Saatchi World Services

M&C Saatchi, the world’s largest independent communications network, is
focused on behaviour change communications and research in the international development and diplomatic sectors. Launched in 2011, the organization aims to leverage world class research and insights, marketing, communications and creativity to tackle some of humanity’s most important problems, primarily in emerging markets, fragile and conflict-affected States.


Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS)

SAfAIDS is a regional non-profit organization that promotes effective and
ethical development responses to sexual reproductive health and rights, HIV and gender through advocacy, policy analysis, capacity development, communication and social mobilisation. SAfAIDS strives to be a leading centre of excellence in organizing, analyzing, repackaging and disseminating HIV and AIDS information in response to the needs of communities.