Category: Human rights

Human rights violations against groups or individuals increases their vulnerability to HIV and other health issues. This includes stigma and discrimination from other people and repressive legislation, policy and practice.

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Criticism as Cameroon police shut down human rights workshop

The African Men for Sexual Health and Rights [AMSHeR] based in Johannesburg, South Africa has strongly condemned the unlawful shutting down by the pol ...

Civil society unite against Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill

A coalition of civil society groups in Uganda have petitioned members of parliament in Uganda and beyond to protect the country's lesbian, gay, bisexu ...

LGBT people risk arrest to attend secret HIV testing session

A secret location in Kampala, Uganda has seen LGBT people attend voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT). ...

Sex workers and their rights

Jackie has been verbally, sexually and physically assaulted by her clients on numerous occasions and has had to bear it silently because she had nowhe ...

Stop the Uganda anti-homosexuality bill!

The re-tabling of Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill threatens to institutionalize discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender persons. ...
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