Services

The GALZ Minimum service package offered to every new member covers Information, Health services and Legal support. Our scope covers the following:

Legal Services

  • Training/ capacity building
    • Safety and security/ risk reduction
    • Human rights literacy
  • Legal advice on sexual orientation, violations (blackmail, extortion, arrests) based on sexuality and gender identity, harassment, gender identity and the law
    • Asylum support
  • Legal support
    • Domestic unions
    • Cases in relation to sexual orientation
    • Legal referrals
    • Documentation
  • Information

Crisis Management

  • Family re-integration
  • Health cases
  • Eviction (based on sexual orientation)
  • Disownment
  • Arrest
  • Violence and harassment
  • Case follow-up
  • Relocation
  • Identification
  • Discrimination

 

Health Services

  • Information
  • Trainings/ capacity building
    • HIV/ Treatment Literacy
    • Health awareness
    • Comprehensive sexuality education
    • Human Rights
    • Peer support
    • Basic counseling
  • Advice
    • Sexual orientation related – health violations, PrEP, PEP, drug abuse, suicide based on sexuality and gender identity, harassment, and gender identity in relation to health services.
    • General wellbeing
    • Gay friendly service providers
  • Support
    • Protective barriers
    • Referrals
    • Psychosocial support and groups
    • Treatment (HIV, STIs and related illnesses)
  • Counselling
    • Individual
    • Groups
    • Couples
    • Families
    • Broader society

Information

  • IEC material
    • Legal (ABC’s of arrest, the law)
    • SRHR/Health (STIs, HIV, Mental health, General wellbeing)
    • The work of GALZ
    • Asylum
  • Books
  • Site referrals (online and offline)
  • Promotional material
    • T-shirts
    • Caps/ hats
    • Flash sticks
    • Water bottles
    • Tents

Safety Net

  • Social and economic empowerment

Safe spaces

  • Resource centres
  • Library
  • Wellness sessions