Gender and Sexual Diversity-Engaging Civil Society in Nigeria Research Report
Research on gender in Nigeria has not often examined issues of sexuality. Over the last decade and a half, however, there has been an increasing emphasis in Africa feminist scholarship and activism on the importance of understanding sexualities and gender. Our research begins with an overview of the varying ways in which gender and sexuality have been configured at different times and in different places in Nigeria.
2016 Report on Human Rights Violations
The Levels of Violence, discrimination and inhuman and degrading treatment of LGBTQI persons described in our 2015 report still persists. Although all Nigerian citizens find it difficult to ensure the promotion and protection of their rights and to access basic social services, members of the LGBTQI communities face further…
2015 Report on Human Rights Violations
Violence and discrimination against LGBTI persons continues in Nigeria. The promulgation and continued implementation of the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act, 2013 and other laws has had a negative effect on the already dire circumstances of LGBTI persons in Nigeria.
My Human Rights Booklet
Human Right is for all regardless of sexual orientation or where we residence in the world…
Sierra Leone Shadow Report
This report is a joint submission by Dignity Association (Freetown, Sierra Leone), Concerned Women’s Initiative (Freetown, Sierra Leone), West African Youth Network (Freetown, Sierra Leone), Action for Men’s Sexual Health and Rights Network (Johannesburg, South Africa), The Initiative for Equal Rights (Lagos, Nigeria)…