Africa Advocacy Foundation

http://www.africadvocacy.org/
African Advocacy Foundation (AAF), established in 1996, promotes better health, education and other life opportunities for disadvantaged people through practical support, advocacy, information, advice, guidance and training. Their activities include information, advice, guidance and support services on a range of areas including sexual and mental health and training services. AAF's mission is to provide practical, social, educational and community support to those that are living in poverty and illness particularly within the minority ethnic communities in Greater London.

Support Stats & Facts

  • Black African MSM appear twice as likely to contract HIV as other ethnic groups

    (Sigma Research, 2011)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)

  • Black MSM are also twice as likely to report homophobic attacks in their local area compared to the white population - 13% compared to 6% respectively

    (Stonewall, 2013)