Afghanistan + 4 more

Assistance for responses to trafficking and HIV/AIDS in South Asia

News and Press Release
Originally published
1. On January 15 (Wed), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend the total of 1,030,000-US dollar assistance through the Trust Fund for Human Security to the project "Adolescent Girls, Trafficking and HIV/AIDS: Strengthening Responses in South Asia" to be implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

2. This project will give special attention to protecting children and young girls from trafficking and exposure to HIV infection in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Activities include capacity development of stakeholders on the prevention of trafficking and HIV/AIDS and provision of care and support to those who are affected by trafficking and infected by HIV/AIDS.

3. This project is expected to strengthen the protection of those who are threatened by trafficking and HIV/AIDS and to lead governments, civil society organizations and communities to make stronger network in effectively combating the challenges.