Improving the legal status of people living with HIV in Serbia

During the period 2008.-2010., Youth JAZAS implemented the project "Improvement of the legal status of people living with HIV" in cooperation the Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation- HIVOS in Serbia, which was financed by the European Comission.

The aim of the project consisted in improving the social status of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Serbia and creating viable mechanisms to effectively protect their human rights and allow them full access to public services and the necessary treatment.

The specific objective of this project was reflected in capacities strengthening of communities and people living with HIV, the coordination of joint activities of local self-help groups and support of the National Expert Group and the informal Parliamentary Group on HIV / AIDS in the Serbian Parliament to directly and indirectly affect national dialogue and legislation related to HIV / AIDS.