Sometimes it is best to go where everyone does not know your name, but where you feel welcome just the same.
Namibian Civil Society Organisations, including various women and LGBT organisations, held their second convention on the Equality and Justice Project in Windhoek this week.
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.
Today, the Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide (TvT) project team is launching our publication, “Global trans perspectives on health and wellbeing: TvT community report.”
On 1 December, World AIDS day, LGBTI+ Namibians, activists and many allies gathered at the Bank Windhoek Theatre School in Windhoek for the start of the city’s annual Pride march.
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.
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For the first time, Namibia’s LGBT community will have access to a dedicated health and services centre.
For too long, the LGBT movement has worked in silos and been driven by external factors governing programming parameters and has been limited due to the lack of social and legal protections for LGBT in country.
New Global Acceptance Index ranks 141 countries on LGBT acceptance and legal protections and provides a link between inclusion and GDP per capita.
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 march aims to celebrate the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people in Namibia.