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Launching our second impact report on LBTQI issues

May 12, 2016
The rights of Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LBTQI) community members to freely express their full identities and live free from violence have become critical rights to protect for many movements,…
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Kicking their way inside soccer stadiums!

Mar 14, 2016
Open stadiums is a nation-wide campaign which has gained international attention through its very public and legitimate defy of the ban. Semanur Karaman interviewed the faces behind the campaign to understand their aspirations for Iran and expectations from…
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FRIDA’s statement on the assassination of Berta Cáceres

Mar 07, 2016
***English below, followed by other statements and solidarity actions*** Con indignación lamentamos la pérdida de la compañera Berta Cáceres, una referente y activista incansable por los DDHH. Para cada una de nosotras como movimiento de mujeres y…
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FRIDA's statement on the assassination of Berta Cáceres

Mar 07, 2016
***English below, followed by other statements and solidarity actions*** Con indignación lamentamos la pérdida de la compañera Berta Cáceres, una referente y activista incansable por los DDHH. Para cada una de nosotras como movimiento de mujeres y…
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Juliet Katongole: Breaking Out The Fear

Dec 15, 2014
“…I really didn’t know where I got the courage, and I talked about our security, health issues…”   listen to ‘Juliet Katongole: Breaking Out The Fear’ on audioBoom (function() { var po = document.createElement("script"); po.type = "text/javascript";…
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Getting It Right: LGBT women and HIV/AIDS

Dec 01, 2014
By Tatenda Muranda, FRIDA Advisor, HOLAAfrica! co-founder and feminist activist Creative Commons photo by ttfnrob on flickr. Post-colonial Africa has become an exciting space for LGBT activism because of the vast possibilities for change. Within the African regional human rights system there is no explicit recognition of the right to non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but this has not stopped African LGBT movements from making headway in a number of important areas. Take for
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