[Le français suit ci-dessous] The June 2016 Resolution on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression This June, the third resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression will be tabled and voted on at the 32nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. This…
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.
[la version française suit ci-dessous] Dear All, On the first day of the 58th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights [ACHPR], civil society organisations were given the opportunity to present statements to the Commission, highlighting issues of concern in respect to the situation of various…
[la version française suit ci-dessous] The Chairperson African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights 58th Ordinary Session Banjul ORAL STATEMENT BY THE COALITION OF AFRICAN LESBIANS Madame Chairperson, Honourable Commissioners: The Coalition of African Lesbians appreciates this opportunity to address the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights during this 58th Ordinary Session. Madame Chairperson, CAL is a regional network…
About the Coalition of African Lesbians The Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) was established in 2003. The Coalition is committed to raising consciousness amongst and strengthening activism and leadership of lesbian and bisexual women and transdiverse people. CAL believe in the power of collective action. CAL view themselves as a…
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