South India AIDS Action Programme(SIAAPINDIA)

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Capacity building of Community Counsellors

During lock down, SIAAPINDIA provided refresher training for community counsellors (sex workers) to reach out to more women who were depressed due to loss of livelihood and income, and anxiety related to COVID 19. Most women who undergo counselling share that they felt heard and supported. All counsellors have a routine to call women, introduce […]

Resource Directory

SIAAPINDIA has compiled local resources information, including the contact details of District Collectorate, PA to Collector, Rotary club, Lions club, local politicians, advocates, for easy and quick reference for women to approach people to seek support. One woman in Theni had approached a local politician for ration support for women without ration cards. He has […]

Supporting children during COVID

We support children by listening to them during the lock down, and by enabling them to express their views and emotions, finding solutions to their problems and making decisions concerning their lives. This is done through tele-counselling support. Most children (of the institution) are presently staying with their parents or guardians during the lock down, […]