“SOGI” stands for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities. The site is dedicated to all who want to make a change in the world towards more acceptance and equality for people who don’t fit the traditional patterns. These are of course Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender people, but also all who don’t fit into mainstream representations of…
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The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) supports the establishment, strengthening and development of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa.
LGBT Voice is a registered national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) organization working to advance equality, diversity, education, and justice for LGBT people in Tanzania.
This factsheet brings basic concepts of human rights, international human rights law, United Nations law on LGBT rights and practical rights for the LGBT community.
This guide resumes the relation between sexual orientation and human rights, poiting out the rights at stake, and international and regional law concerning sexual orientation.
This report provides core information in relation to legislation a ecting people on the basis of their sexual orientation, additional information and articles providing the necessary context to understand the impact of said legislation on the lives of people, and ways to initiate or follow up the process leading to change where needed.
Discriminatory attitudes, laws and practices, combined with inadequate legal protections, expose les
This factsheet provides legal and practical information for the LGBT community on human rights violations related to sexual orientation and gender identity.
This short infographic video provides and overview of the history of LGBT rights since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly in 1948, and discusses human rights abuses still facing LGBT people. LGBT people continue to face issues including discrimination, brutal violence, torture, kidnapping, and even murder.
The equality and non-discrimination guarantee provided by international human rights law applies to all people, regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity or