552: Resolution on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Intersex Persons in Africa
Promotion and Protection
of the rights of Intersex children under the African human rights system
When hostility hurts
The mental health effects of criminalising consensual same-sex sexual relations and the efficacy of conversion practices
Study on the human rights situation of intersex persons in Africa
A Guide to LGBTIQ+ rights in the UN and African Human Rights Systems
Understanding the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on LGBTIQ+ persons in Africa
Conversion Therapy Report
Conversion therapy is a broad term that refers to therapy techniques or other activities that attempt to change or alter sexual orientation or reduce a person’s attraction to other persons of the same sex and instil conventional gender roles.
Resolution 275 [EN]
These Guidelines are the product of different partners dedicated to ensuring equality of persons who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender in Africa.
Resolution 275 [FR]
Ces lignes directrices sont le fruit de différents partenaires dédiés à assurer l’égalité des personnes qui identifient comme lesbiennes, gays, bisexuels et transgenres en Afrique.
A Guide for African National Human Rights Institutions for Implementing Resolution 275 in Africa
Application of Resolution 275 by the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights
ENDING VIOLENCE and other human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity
A joint dialogue of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and United Nations
METTRE FIN À LA VIOLENCE et autres violations des droits de l’homme fondées sur l’orientation sexuelle et l’identité de genre
Un dialogue conjoint entre la Commission Africaine des Droits de l’Homme et des Peuples, la Commission Interaméricaine des Droits de l’Homme et les Nations Unies
Fact sheet on intersex persons
A call for recognising the rights of intersex persons
Affiche d’information sur les personnes intersexes
Un appel à réconnaître les droits des personnes intersexuées
Violence based on perceived or real Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Africa
Violence fondee sur l’orientation sexuelle reelle ou supposee et l’identite de genre en Afrique
Global Campus of Human Rights MOOC: Monitoring the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons
Patterns of systematic violence and discrimination directed at Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) persons because of their real or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or sex characteristics (SOGIESC) are widely documented. These abuses include killings, physical attacks, torture, sexual assault, arbitrary detention and imprisonment, and discrimination in a variety of fields, including on the labour market and in health care services.
Unequal Justice: Accountability for Torture Against LGBTIQ+ Persons in Africa | 2022
This report sheds light on the violence and torture suffered by LGBTIQ+ people in Africa and the challenges that victims face to secure accountability for these crimes. It examines the situation in 11 countries in Africa – Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Uganda, and South Africa – but the findings of the research are equally applicable to other contexts in Africa.
The TransMaputo Project
The TransMaputo is an important piece of art that we hope will ginger more conversations around the Maputo Protocol at all levels from the quiet spaces where hearts are sculpted to the high offices where policies are written. Transwomen are women and we hope that it increasingly becomes okay to say and believe
this in a world where non-conformity is not so easily forgiven.
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