WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE

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.

Autonomy Project BotswanaCAL Secretariat 2017

LATEST NEWS

20Oct 14
Reflections And Thoughts On The Passing Of The Followup Resolution On Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity [SOGI] At The United Nations Human Rights Council

Reflections and thoughts on the Passing of the followup Resolution on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity [SOGI] at the United Nations Human Rights Council

CAL Director, Dawn Cavanagh, shared some thoughts with AWID [Association for Women’s Rights in Development] FRIDAY FILE about the process, and substance behind the recent passing of the follow up Resolution on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity at 27th Session of the United Nation’s Human Right Council. This interview was first published on…

read more

Follow us on twitter

Latest Tweets from the Coalition

@CalAdvocacy @@CalAdvocacy
CAL Secretariat  @@CalAdvocacy
We urge #Botswana to put in place verifiable and measurable policies and laws that not only eliminate prejudices th… https://t.co/q6FSlXEYkG 
CAL Secretariat  @@CalAdvocacy
We urge #Botswana to ratify and domesticate all regional and international conventions, particularly the Maputo Pro… https://t.co/fiXFl84KSq 
CAL Secretariat  @@CalAdvocacy
We urge #Botswana to ccept the recommendation to adopt legislation to protect victims of violence and other human r… https://t.co/KldlDXyfhT 
CAL Secretariat  @@CalAdvocacy
We remain concerned by the continued challenges in access to safe, legal abortion and post-abortion care. These per… https://t.co/8uXPPii7P0 

Find us on Facebook

Translate »
Search