Swaziland Network of Young Positives (SNYP+) – Ezulwini, Swaziland

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Swaziland Network of Young Positives (SNYP+) works to create a forum of young people living with HIV where they have their voices heard and their rights not violated, encouraging young people living with HIV to be able to disclose their status and motivate other young people in schools and other settings to eradicate stigma and discrimination.

SNYP+ started as an initiative in 2012 to make sure that voices of young people in Swaziland are heard, but since 2013 the organization has increased its capacity to empower young people living with HIV to be able to mitigate stigma and discrimination, advocate for making HIV, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Tuberculosis services accessible and integrated. In addition, SNYP+ has been working to provide young people living with HIV with skill, tools and motivation, so they are more confident and prepared to advocate for their human rights together with their peers and other organizations in Swaziland.