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)

From Data to Change

A Story of Change on a coordinated research with LGBTI organisations in Southern and East Africa regions where 23 LGBTI organisations from 9 countries in ...

Movement Building in Burkina Faso

Since 2017, different LGBT organizations have emerged in Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso. Through the PRIDE program, those organizations received their first ...

Regional Meeting of LBQ Organisations (Francophone West

In November 2018, 4 LBQ organisations from Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Togo gathered in Cameroon, where they were welcomed by a dynamic LBQ organisation ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...