Sexuality

LGBTI+ people facing discrimination & GBV

LGBTI+ people facing discrimination & GBV

By Nazlee Arbee, Capetown, 3 July: Amid the COVID -19 pandemic, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual+  (LGBTI+)people have been facing increasing stigmatisation, discrimination and violence as people are in lock down with homoantagonistic families and communities. Over the last month, #AllBlackLivesMatter movements have erupted in the United States of America (USA), highlighting violence tat pertains particularly […]

LGBTI people in Covid19 lockdown distress

LGBTI people in Covid19 lockdown distress

Jeffrey Muvundusi, Bulawayo, April 30: The outbreak of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe is a rude reminder to Nomvula Nkiwane, a gay man from Bulawayo’s Thorngrove suburb of the previously experienced repulsive discrimination when accessing sexual reproductive health services at public health facilities. A number of health workers are homophobic, Nkiwane, and says this is the reason […]

SRHR services limited as COVID crisis continues

SRHR services limited as COVID crisis continues

By Thandeka Moyo Bulawayo, 23 April:  In  a few days time days time,  Langa Mthethwa will be due for a visit at Mpilo Central Hospital to get her Jadelle removed. The implant contraception has helped ensure she does not have unplanned pregnancies as she is struggling to fend for two boys with her measly teacher’s […]

Blending HIV & SRHR: An integration toolkit

This toolkit contains sessions and modules on reproductive choices, child marriage, SRHR-HIV integration, adolescent and child sexuality as well as disability and sexuality. It also covers Sexual orientation and Gender identity (SOGI) with modules on sexual abuse and gender based violence, religion and abortion.

Djemillah Mourade Peerbux: “Every moment is the guru”

Djemillah Mourade Peerbux: “Every moment is the guru”

Djemillah Mourade Peerbux is working a full-time job as a journalist. She has more than ten years of experience in the aforementioned field. She is passionate in what she does and she does not contemplate sitting back and watching social evils happening right before her eyes. She believes in the power of doing what she […]

October 7, 2019 Themes: Poverty | Sexuality | Young Women Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Seychelles: Where are we on promoting LGBTI rights?

Seychelles: Where are we on promoting LGBTI rights?

By Laura Pillay May 17, 2016, International Day against Homophobia, was symbolic for LGBTI+ in Seychelles as the Republic of Seychelles joined the list of countries to decriminalise same sex acts, under the administration of former President James Michel. Prior to decriminalisation, Section 151 of the Penal Code banned same-sex intercourse between males, categorising it […]

June 30, 2019 Themes: Justice system | Sex roles | Sexuality Programs: News | Portrayal

Summit 2019: Goodhope Sub District Council

 Goodhope Sub District Gender Committee campaigns for women empowerment and inclusiveness in decision making A numerous campaigns have been launched in relation to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights in the sub District to raise awareness on issues of Sexual Reproductive Health and Human Rights, this involved a quiet number of stakeholders and members of the […]

Parents d’enfants LGBTQ: entre acceptation et rejet

Parents d’enfants LGBTQ: entre acceptation et rejet

By Marie Annick Savripene PortLouis, 19 May: Les lesbiennes, gay, bisexuels, trans et queer (LGBTQ) ont toujours existé. Sauf qu’ils ont longtemps vécu cachés, quand ils n’étaient pas contraints par leurs familles à se cantonner à des modes de vie ne correspondant pas à leur identité du genre. Maintenant que la norme est au coming […]

Sexual Diversity in the Malawi elections

Sexual Diversity in the Malawi elections

By Penelope Paliani-Kamanga Blantyre,20 May:Whoever wins the Malawi elections that are scheduled this May 21 has the toll order to adhere to the Constitution to the fullest. One of many litmus tests he must pass is how he will handle the issue of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) which remains sensitive in Malawi […]

SADC: Join Cyber Dialogue on Women’s Health

SADC: Join Cyber Dialogue on Women’s Health

Johannesburg, 24 May: Please join Gender Links and the Gender Protocol Alliance partners for a cyber dialogue on the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, on 28 May 2019. This day coincides with International Day of Menstrual Hygiene. The Gender Protocol Alliance under the banner #VoiceandChoice is rolling out Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights […]