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


14Aug 17
The Coalition Of African Lesbians (CAL) Rejects The Proposed Private Members’ Legislative Proposal On Choice Of Termination Of Pregnancy Amendment Bill  In South Africa

The Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) rejects the proposed Private Members’ legislative proposal on Choice of Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill in South Africa

The Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) is a pan African network of organisations committed to African feminism and the achievement of bodily autonomy, agency, freedom and justice for women in Africa. CAL works to influence change in the ideological, structural, institutional and interpersonal domains in order to transform Africa into…

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05May 17
CAL At The 60th Session Of The African Commission And NGO Forum

CAL at the 60th Session of the African Commission and NGO Forum

CAL at the 60th Session of the African Commission and NGO Forum NGO Forum: 4 - 6 May 2017 60th Session: 8 - 20 May 2017 The Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL),  is attending the NGO Forum and the 34th African Human Rights Book Fair, in Niamey, Niger on 4th to 6th May 2017.   CAL…

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