HIV disproportionately affects gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Africa, where many countries criminalise same-sex behaviour. We assessed changes in the engagement of African MSM with HIV testing and treatment cascade stages over time, and the effect of anti-LGBT legislation and stigma.
Reforms needed or UNAIDS targets of 90-90-90 by 2020 in order to control the HIV epidemic will not be achieved
Representatives of LGBT+ rights groups in Ghana said they were saddened by the backlash, but that most of the content of the proposed curriculum was already taught in schools.
Ghana’s education minister gave a press conference on Tuesday urging critics to check the facts and assuring them that the curriculum - which has not yet been implemented - would not compromise national values.
Dr Prince Hamid Armah, Head of NaCCA at the Ministry, said mischievous persons are throwing around images from adult materials to create a wrong impression that those materials are part of the curricular for the primary schools.
Research on how asylum seekers benefitted from being supported by an organisation that also connected with their identity as a person of faith.
Ghana is grappling with diverse forms of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) that, though constantly changing over time, have always existed.
The following country profiles are derived in part from sections of the Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report that relate to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
The 'lawless' attacks against the LGBTI community are on the rise
Argentina and Brazil have become increasingly popular destinations for LGBT+ people seeking asylum
The Information Minister Dr. Mustapha Hamid, has strongly stated that Ghana will not legalize same-sex marriage despite pressure from foreign nations.
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.