In recent years, the deep division over sexuality in the United Methodist Church has led many in the church to use a word they hadn’t heard since their European history classes: “schism.”
Angola has decriminalized homosexuality — 133 years after the passage banning same-sex relations was included in the country's penal code when the southwest African nation was still a Portuguese colony.
The new criminal code is one of the most important laws in the country
The Republic of Angola preliminary draft of the Penal Code.
Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Banned
Today, the Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide (TvT) project team is launching our publication, “Global trans perspectives on health and wellbeing: TvT community report.”
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines key populations as populations who are at higher risk for HIV irrespective of the epidemic type or local context and who face social and legal challenges that increase their vulnerability.
In all countries affected by the HIV epidemic, key populations (KPs) bear a disproportionate burden of HIV infection and face formidable barriers to accessing services for HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.
Fernandez added that the organisation hopes that the registration will help them overcome their financial difficulties, which has limited them from assisting more people living with HIV/AIDS.
It was clear: the majority of countries present felt that this matter should be debated. However, because of time restrictions and the fact that all committees had to return to the General Assembly to report back to it, it was agreed that this matter be placed on the agenda of the next assembly later this year in Geneva.
On 27 January, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Commission) launched a groundbreaking report, HIV, the law and human rights in the African human rights system: key challenges and opportunities for rights-based responses.
The ILGA-RIWI Global Attitudes Survey on Sexual, Gender and Sex Minorities, in partnership with Viacom, Logo and SAGE is a year-on-year survey to gather and assess credible data on public attitudes to particular issues related to sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics.