African Institute for Social Development

http://africaninstitute.org.uk/
African Institute for Social Development is a volunteer, African-led community organisation that enables Africans to access health services, information, support and skills opportunities. AISD works in collaboration with local, regional and national authorities to reduce the rate of ill health, HIV and sexual health infections. The organisation helps Africans and other ethnic minorities to live better and to fully participate in the UK society.

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)