With its concentrated HIV epidemic, the Middle East and North Africa has the advantage of a relatively low HIV burden among the general population, as well as among children and adolescents.
Both Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves and Leader of the Opposition Godwin Friday have noted the right of persons to challenge the laws that criminalise buggery in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Two gay men filed court proceedings to challenge St Vincent and the Grenadines’ “buggery” and “gross indecency” laws, which criminalise homosexuality.
Several evangelical church leaders are calling on Government not to change the country’s Sexual Offences Act, despite a human rights challenge to those laws filed by trans woman Alexa Hoffmann, and two other Barbadians, a lesbian and a gay man.
In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. The agenda includes a “pledge that no one will be left behind” and commitments to prioritize the poorest and most marginalized.
Two men have filed court proceedings challenging St Vincent and the Grenadines’ “buggery” and “gross indecency” laws, which criminalise homosexuality.
The western hemisphere’s human rights tribunal has given Barbados three months to answer a petition to have its laws against same-sex intimacy struck down.
A gay man filed a landmark claim challenging Dominica’s homophobic laws that criminalise “buggery” and “gross indecency,” targeting the consensual sexual activity of LGBT people.
Developing partnerships and alliances with Catholic church groups and addressing disadvantage in the lives of LGBTIQ people
“It’s no secret that this White House administration will stop at nothing to roll back the health and human rights our country has worked for decades to establish for women and the LGBTQI+ community,” ~ Serra Sippel, the president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity
Our columnist Ian Blackford says there will be no equality in Scotland until trans people are shown respect for who they are
Should Keetshabe succeed in his appeal, it will be a blow to the LGBT rights movement not only in Botswana, but in Africa.