In the present report, the Independent Expert consequently focuses on the role of data in the creation of a state of heightened awareness of the scourge of violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity; the risks associated with data collection, use and storage; and key human rights safeguards in that regard.
“If I want to see the change, I need to be the change,”
“The job has just begun. We have come a long way, but we still have a lot to do.”
An active and engaged civil society is the beating heart of a healthy democracy.
HRC Foundation is excited to introduce the talented leaders driving LGBTQ equality internationally who will be participating in our fourth annual Global Innovative Advocacy Summit.
Namibian Civil Society Organisations, including various women and LGBT organisations, held their second convention on the Equality and Justice Project in Windhoek this week.
In line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UNDP is leading efforts to develop an LGBTI Inclusion Index to measure development outcomes for LGBTI people and inform policies, programmes and investments for strengthening LGBTI inclusion and rights.
In 2018, Accountability International began documenting the tacit knowledge that sits in the minds of our African lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer and gender non-conforming activist friends and colleagues.
• Eric Gitari had approached the NGO coordination Board seeking to register his NGO.
• After application was rejected, Gitari went to High Court
At times when either as individuals or as a nation we face great and unprecedented change, we need more certainty not less.
“The HIV epidemic is a human rights epidemic. An epidemic of human rights loss, denial, derailment and in some instances abuse and violation.”
Canada is stepping up as a global leader supporting LGBTQI rights with a new commitment of $30 million in dedicated funding over five years, followed by $10 million per year to advance human rights and improve socio-economic outcomes for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people (LGBTQI) people in developing countries.