EATHAN – International Human Rights Day Statement

10th December 2018 Today, December 10th 2018, marks seventy (70) years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.Article 1 of the UDHR states that "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights". It is a declaration that speaks volumes about the inalienable, indisputable and universal nature of human rights for all. It is in recognition of the fact that all of us are to be treated with dignity. Unfortunately, in some parts of the world, some human beings continue to be deprived of their human rights. Majority of African lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

African Intersex Movement – Africa’s regional intersex network – established

Published on Jul 3, 2019 Between the 17th and 19th of June 2019, 21 Intersex activists representing several African countries got together for a regional Intersex activist meeting in Kenya. While there, they founded African Intersex Movement, a new network led by African Intersex activists with the aim of sharing information, skills and resources. In recalling the 2017 statement as our guide, We the African Intersex activists wish to announce that we have collectively launched African Intersex Movement, a network led by African Intersex activists with the aim of sharing information, skills and resources. We exist to amplify the voices of African...

African Trans Network – ATN – Statement

Created for Change, Capacity Strengthening and Movement Support. We are powerful when we stand together . African Trans Network Interim Governing Body Established: 1 February 2020 | Nairobi, Kenya Trans and gender diverse persons speaking for themselves, united as a collective, generating knowledge and advocating for inclusion at continental level had not happened effectively. This has rapidly changed over the last decade. There has been a vast growth of trans-specific organising that has led to strong regional movements on the continent with agendas focusing on health, legal & policy reform, movement building, and data collection & research. At a convening...