2016 Report on Human Rights Violations based on Real or Perceived Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Nigeria

Posted on January 26, 2017 at 8:28 am

This report outlines the legal framework governing human rights in Nigeria, discusses and gives case studies of frequent forms of violence against LGBTQI people in Nigeria to LGBTQI human rights organizations. It provides recommendations to the state and non-state agents ...

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EuroNGOs 2016 Conference Report & Video

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 9:21 pm

The 2016 EuroNGOs Conference “A Strong Start – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the 2030 Agenda” was hosted by our member Le Planning Familial and took place in Paris on 4-5 October, 2016. In the past few years, the SRHR community has ...

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Gender, Sexuality and the SDGs: A Meta-Analysis of Mechanisms of Exclusion and Avenues for Inclusive Development

Posted on November 23, 2016 at 6:57 pm

Through its work, the Institute of Development Studies Sexuality, Poverty and Law programme (SPLP) provides new evidence-based knowledge and policy options that support efforts to: strengthen, through legal reform, the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and ...

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Seminar on SRHR and Stigmatization – Be Cause Belgian Platform for International Health

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 12:36 pm

Start Date: 2016-11-10

Registration deadline: 4 November 2016. You are kindly invited to the seminar on “Improving our understanding of the impact of stigma on the right to sexual and reproductive health”. The seminar is an initiative of the Be-cause Health Wroking Group ...

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Migration, Mobility and Marginalisation: Consequences for Sexual and Gender Minorities

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 2:31 pm

As a strategy to avoid discrimination, violence and economic marginalisation, sexual and gender non-conforming people often turn to migration as a route to achieve independence and build social capital. Recent studies by the IDS Sexuality, Poverty and Law programme demonstrate ...

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4th Women Deliver Global Conference – Copenhagen, Denmark

Posted on May 14, 2016 at 2:47 pm

Start Date: 2016-05-16

Date: Monday, 16 May 2016 to Thursday, 19 May 2016 Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Women Deliver’s 4th Global Conference, taking place 16-19 May 2016, will be the largest gathering on girls’ and women’s health and rights in the last decade and one ...

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia – IDOHOT

Posted on May 14, 2016 at 2:39 pm

Date: Tuesday, 17 May 2016 The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (also IDAHO, IDAHOT, orIDAHOBiT) is observed on May 17th and aims to coordinate international events that raise awareness of violations of human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. ...

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Sex in the UK: how culture and society can define your sexual health

Posted on April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

It’s a Thursday night in central London and a community of men, and some women, are arriving for their monthly gathering. They enter the nightclub in the city’s Chinatown, located at the southern-most tip of the well-known entertainment district of ...

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First-of-its-Kind LGBT Glossary – ORAM

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 8:31 am

124-Page Tool Written in Five Languages Provides Appropriate Terminology for People with Diverse Sexual Orientations & Gender Identities. Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration (ORAM), a leading international non-profit organization devoted to advocating on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable refugees ...

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Information series on sexual and reproductive health and rights – United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 6:10 am

Useful 1 pagers on human rights and SRHR , all issues are covered (like LGBTI, abortion, gender inequality, contraceptives & family planning, maternal health etc.) developed by OHCHR. Women’s sexual and reproductive health is related to multiple human rights, including ...

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