Tagged as: Human rights

Young people challenging child marriage in Indonesia 08 Jan 2021

Legal success is turning the end of child marriage in Indonesia into a burgeoning movement for action on HIV and SRHR....

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Women living with HIV unite to challenge the World Health Organisation 08 Jan 2021

How women living with HIV in Uganda campaigned for the lifesaving medication they want and need. ...

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Eswatini: ‘Is it a crime to love someone?’ 16 Dec 2020

In Eswatini, nowhere does the lack of respect shown to people because of their sexual orientation go deeper than in religious circles. Imagine then wh...

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Moving LGBT rights up the political agenda in Myanmar 30 Nov 2020

In Myanmar, if you are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) existing laws leave you open to arrest, abuse and extortion at the hands of the po...

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From ‘enemies of the state’ to allies 26 Nov 2020

In Zimbabwe, advocates from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) communities are fighting for – and achieving – the right to b...

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Growing a movement: Uniting the LGBTQI+ community in Kenya 29 Oct 2020

A group of LGBTQI+ Kenyans have been engaged in legal action to challenge laws used to criminalise and discriminate against them....

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When the law is an ass: challenging the state apparatus in Nigeria 23 Oct 2020

When Victor* was convicted for the “crime” of consensual sex with another man, after being unlawfully advised by a police officer to plead guilty,...

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Growing a movement: uniting the Kenyan LGBTQ community 02 Oct 2020

Since 2016, a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex Kenyans have been engaged in legal action to challenge laws used to cri...

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Making the case for prison reform in Myanmar 29 Sep 2020

PITCH partners in Southeast Asia are advocating for improved prison conditions as part of a more comprehensive HIV response....

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