A ground-breaking ruling in favour of a trans inmate challenges South Africa’s discriminatory status quo.
Inmates and men who have sex with men account for 15 per cent of Kenya’s new HIV infections.
Russian prisoners will continue doing yoga despite religious scholars’ claims that the practice could turn inmates gay, Russian prison authorities said on Sunday.
Britain's prisons are failing their gay inmates by allowing homophobic bullying
“Towards the effective protection of LGBTI persons deprived of liberty” – the APT offers practical guidance on how to account for sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics in a torture prevention framework.
“There are no separate prisons for transgender or gender non-conforming people. In fact, as far as prison laws and policies are concerned, transgender people simply do not exist. This is unacceptable.”
The suspects were charged with breaking the country’s electronic information law.
The department argued in its memo that key government agencies needed to adopt an explicit and uniform definition of gender as determined “on a biological basis that is clear, grounded in science, objective and administrable.”
Haaretz investigation spanning 100 sources in 15 countries reveals Israel has become a leading exporter of tools for spying on civilians. Dictators around the world – even in countries with no formal ties to Israel – use them eavesdrop on human rights activists, monitor emails, hack into apps and record conversations
Widespread public health surveillance efforts focused on key populations (men who have sex with men, sex workers, people who inject drugs, and others) gather data on population sizes, HIV prevalence, and other information for planning and resource allocation.
Findings of a recent internal review shows that transgender inmates continue to experience unequal treatment, challenges in accessing basic services, as well as sexual harassment by other inmates.
The most recent global HIV data have brought great optimism that controlling the HIV epidemic could become a reality.