LGBTIQ Rights

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Uganda : 5 LGBTI defenders' views on the anti-homosexuality bill

The draft "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" introduced on October 14, 2009 in Uganda's parliament by David Bahati MP would violate human rights. The proposed law includes provisions to punish those alleged to be lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGBT) with life imprisonment or the death penalty and would criminalize the legitimate work of national and international activists and organizations working for the defense and promotion of human rights in Uganda. It would also put major barriers in the path of effective HIV/AIDS prevention efforts.

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Through our work with LGBTI defenders around the globe, PI began to identify common issues that affected them and those that defend it. Extensive research was carried out, both primary and secondary sources consulted and PI began to adapt its framework for mainstream defenders to suit. Available in English, French and Spanish.

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Protecting the Rainbow

A sudden increase in threats and intimidation of the LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/sexual and 5Intersex) community in Indonesia in 2010 lead Arus Pelangi, a Jakarta based civil society organization working for the rights of LGBTI people to prioritize and mainstream security throughout their work. This short film provides a background of the country and its attitude towards civil society and those defending the rights of LGBTI people and follows Arus Pelangi as they move towards security mainstreaming to be able to work in a more secure and sustainable manner.

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Through our work with LGBTI defenders around the globe, PI began to identify common issues that affected them and those that defend it. Extensive research was carried out, both primary and secondary sources consulted and PI began to adapt its framework for mainstream defenders to suit. Available in English, French and Spanish.

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