Global Human Rights

Holding governments accountable when they violate or fail to uphold international human rights treaties to which they have committed greatly increases the pressure for change. To do this, we need strong and capable national and global LGBTI movements.

How do we think this works? Here are a few of our assumptions:
“Political and government leaders are sensitive when it comes to the image of their country, because external perceptions influence trade relations, potential foreign investments and political relations with neighbouring countries” (Letter Y in the graphic below)
“Our minister has constructive relations with countries and its political leaders, and those are crucial in reaching the overall goal of an inclusive and equitable world” (Letter Z in the graphic below)

Senegal: Regional Francophone PRIDE workshop with partners

Movie about the regional PRIDE meeting, organised by COC and PAC-DH in Senegal. This meeting, which proposed also a training about organisational management ...
2018

Kenya: the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

In 2013, three Kenyan activists advocating for the advancement of the human rights of sexual and gender minorities committed to engaging at the ACHPR for ...
2018

United Nations: Activists lobbying in the UPR-cycle

Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Ghana and Pakistan received many recommendations on SOGIESC issues from other countries in the UN Universal Periodic Review-cycle, resulting ...
2018

Kyrgyzstan: Factory of activism

Labrys: The Central Asian factory of activism. Labrys is a good example of an organisation that works on different levels to achieve social change. For ...
2017