Policy and Advocacy

The MSMGF works to ensure that policy, programming, and funding initiatives are aligned with the epidemiological burden faced by MSM, and reflects the expressed needs of MSM working on the ground.

In pursuit of these goals, the MSMGF engages in multiple concurrent efforts. These include direct advocacy with “the leadership in multinational or multilateral health program funders; participation in key decision-making processes and supporting the meaningful involvement of grassroots stakeholders; and disseminating public statements to increase grassroots knowledge of and involvement in shaping relevant policies and programs.