HIV and Development

  • Getting to Zero? - A National Survey on HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination in Urban India

    The HIV stigma study is a NACO – UNDP joint initiative to better understand the extent and nature of stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV and other key population. Conducted in 18 states in India, the findings have provided actionable recommendations to bring down stigma faced by people living with HIV and other key population from the health care providers and general public.

  • HIV Sensitive Social Protection: A Four State Utilisation Study

    This report has analysed the efforts, opportunities and challenges experienced by PLHIV in the utilization of schemes pertaining to food, transportation, pensions, housing, education and employment generation in the states of Gujarat, Orissa, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.

  • HIV/AIDS in News – Journalists as Catalysts

    The study on ‘HIV/AIDS in news’ was conducted in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat and based on the study, the Toolkit for Trainers was developed by FAITH Healthcare Private Limited, New Delhi.

  • HIV/AIDS in News – Journalists as Catalysts

    A six-month survey on media coverage of HIV/AIDS revealed a significant gap in media reports and expectations of HIV positive people from these reports. The manual, which is a resource handbook for journalists, aims to bridge this gap between the media, HIV positive people, NGOs and State Control AIDS Societies.

  • Hijras/Transgender in India: HIV, Human Rights And Social Exclusion

    The brief summarizes various issues faced by the Hijra and the transgender women community, and highlights the close links between this exclusion and vulnerability to HIV and other health risks. The document also outlines a range of recommendations to address other forms of exclusion faced by the community.


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.