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
Section 250 is contrary to the values of democracy and treats LBGT people as second-class citizens.
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.
“He looks good, she isn’t bad either”
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.
The Catholic Church in Mauritius on Wednesday condemned the blocking of Saturday's gay pride parade in the capital Port Louis by hostile Muslim protesters.
New Global Acceptance Index ranks 141 countries on LGBT acceptance and legal protections and provides a link between inclusion and GDP per capita.
Young Africans who are passionate about the sexual health, rights and well-being of LGBTQI youth have banded together to work for change through an organization called the African Queer Youth Initiative.
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, meeting at its 60th Ordinary Session held from 8 to 22 May 2017 in Niamey, Niger.