This May 25th, on Africa Liberation Day, tell us what the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights means to you! On this Africa Liberation Day, the Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) invites you to join us in reflecting on the importance of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’…
The Coalition of African Lesbians is a feminist, activist and Pan-Africanist network of 14 organisations in 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa committed to advancing freedom, justice and bodily autonomy for all women on the African continent and beyond.
The Coalition is committed to raising consciousness amongst and strengthening activism and leadership of lesbian women on sexuality and gender and its intersections with a wide range of lived realities.
We understand the place of Africa in the world and work in ways that affirm African agency and power to contribute to transformative change on the continent and in the world.
We believe in the power of collective action. We view ourselves as a part of social movements, including the women’s movements, the sexual and reproductive rights movements and the economic justice movement.
Joint stakeholder letter to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights for the review of the period report of Nigeria at the 62nd Session, 25 April – 9 May 2018 Women Action for Gender Equality is a feminist, activist, non-governmental, non-religious and non-profit making organisation located in Nigeria that…
[Le français suit ci-dessous] Madame Chairperson, Honorable Commissioners, I make this statement on behalf of the Coalition of African Lesbians. According to the Report of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, the situation of “women human rights defenders can be particularly precarious because of stereotypes”. She asserted that women…
The 62nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) will be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, from 25 April to 9 May 2018, with the NGO Forum taking place from 21-23 April 2018. As with all sessions of the ACHPR CAL is tracking themes and…
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