Tagged as: Uganda

Edging closer to equality 14 Feb 2019

As 2018 draws to a close, it is an opportunity to reflect on the momentous progress seen this year in many countries on rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people....

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Serina’s journey as a transgender youth in Uganda 28 Nov 2018

Serina is a vibrant 19-year-old transgender woman living in Uganda. Like many other lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the country, she has faced stigma, discrimination and violence because of her gender or sexual identity....

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Heroin addiction, sex work and the struggle for healthcare 14 Sep 2018

Annabella, 20, was introduced to drugs as a teenager and became a heroin addict. She wants to quit but is struggling to access friendly health services....

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Shadow prevention reports highlight significant gaps 26 Jul 2018

The Alliance unveiled their HIV prevention shadow reports yesterday at the International AIDS Conference in...

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Sanctuary at last for abused gay father and young son 17 May 2018

In Uganda, if you have children or not, being gay can get you killed. Four years ago, Matofu* and his son had to flee for their...

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Securing a better future for people in Eastern Africa who use drugs 23 Feb 2018

KANCO's Apondi Bernice Auma on the first ever Eastern Africa Harm Reduction...

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Responding to human rights violations of LGBT people 29 Sep 2017

LGBT and human rights activists trained in using community-based system to monitor and respond to human rights violations of LGBT...

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Making Busia a safer place for adolescent girls 21 Jul 2017

With Busia's teenage pregnancy rate at 30%, CYRSA-Uganda is working to empower women against transactional sex in this border...

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Kenya: Stories of a hidden LGBT population from Uganda 18 Jan 2017

Reflections on a visit to LGBT organisations and Ugandan asylum seekers in Kenya, who receive support from the Rapid Response...

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