HIV and Development

  • A Global HIV Stigma Reduction Framework: Summary ReportThe report summarizes lessons learnt from pilot interventions of the global HIV Stigma Reduction Framework in India. The framework highlights approaches to reducing HIV stigma and discrimination and integrating stigma reduction activities into national AIDS responses.

  • A Needs Assessment Study: People Living With HIV/AIDS in GujaratThe study assesses the needs and priorities of People Living with HIV and AIDS in the state of Gujarat by analysing their socio-economic status and by documenting their experiences in the pre-testing and post-testing stages.

  • A People StrongerA People StrongerThe Report analyzes community actions of sexual minority groups in furthering their human rights, reforming laws and advocating for their rights.

  • A Report on Addressing the SRH needs of MSM and their Female PartnersThe report presents findings from a study on the sexual and reproductive health needs of Men-having-Sex-with-Men (MSM). The study aims to analyze current interventions towards informing future initiatives for MSM and their female partners.

  • Back to WorkThe study examines the effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment in helping ensure people living with HIV engage in gainful employment. It also analyses whether those using and providing antiretroviral therapy are sufficiently equipped to maximize the benefits of this new scientific frontier.


UNDP India supports government’s efforts to reduce HIV/AIDS amongst vulnerable groups and uphold the rights of the marginalised, including sexual minorities and people living with HIV. We also work to address socio-economic, cultural conditions and norms that influence the drivers of the HIV epidemic.