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Monday, June 27, 2022

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia, co-founder and co-director of The Abolition Institute (AI), reported the following: “The Abolition Institute and its Mauritanian delegation enthusiastically participated in a series of activities celebrating Juneteenth, the holiday com

Monday, June 27, 2022

2020-21 Advocate Ruben Avila Reyna shared the following news with us about Pride in Nuevo León, Mexico: “On June 18th, thousands of people took to the streets of Nuevo León, Mexico, to affirm that LGBTIQ+ rights are human rights. Pride means a lot in this city especially when just some years ago we were considered the most discriminatory state in the whole of Mexico. For the first time, even some Government officials joined Pride celebrations. The work in terms of laws and policies is still not done, but this year marked a significant step forward.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

2016 Advocate Samuel Matsikure graduated with a Master in Human Rights, Peace and Development from African University in June. He reports, “My dissertation focused on access to legal justice for self-identifying gay and bisexual men in Harare, Zimbabwe. I used Kimberly Crenshaw’s intersectionality theoretical framework to illuminate gay and bisexual men’s experiences in accessing justice system. The framework reveals the complex factors as well as processes that shape social experiences.”

Friday, June 24, 2022

The Human Rights Advocates Program's 2021-22 Annual Program Report is now available.

Click here to read the full report.
Click here to read past HRAP Program Reports.
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Initiative for Equality and Non Discrimination (INEND), founded by 2014 Advocate Esther Adhiambo, has spent Pride month #queeringtheballot in Kenya. Esther’s organization reports: “LGBTQ Kenyans are not protected from discrimination.

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