[la version française suit ci-dessous] At the 39th session of the Human Rights Council, CAL co-signed with 222 other civil society organisations a statement on the Global Day of Action for Legal and safe abortion through its work with the Sexual Rights Initiative. Read the statement in English and in…
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] Thank you Mr. President, Action Canada makes this statement on behalf of the Sexual Rights Initiative, the African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) and the Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL). Despite accepting recommendations meant to improve the lives of women and marginalised people during the second…
[la version française suit ci-dessous] CAL, in collaboration with its partners of the Sexual Rights Initiative presented a statement on the right to development at the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council. In line with our KP Reach program we highlighted issues related to access to health and…
The Human Rights Council (HRC) is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe and for addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them. It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights…
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And call on all actors to recognise the importance of the voice and presence of all WHRDs in national, regional and… https://t.co/SzKIqassVv
We are pleased with the recognition of these attacks by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of WHRDs in its latest report
As we highlighted in a joint statement at the 39th session of the Human Rights Council, we still observe with alarm… https://t.co/DiKbOnjPYe