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LGBTIQ organizations in Africa reporting human rights abuses linked to COVID-19

Stephen Lewis Foundation puts out urgent call for support for LGBTIQ partners working to ensure access to healthcare and HIV medications in the midst of increased violence and discrimination.

May 19, 2020

Stephen Lewis Foundation / Canada, Press release

LGBTIQ organizations in eastern and central Africa are reporting a surge in violence and discrimination linked to the COVID-19 pandemic which is threatening the safety and health of LGBTIQ individuals. OnInternational Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, and leading into Pride Month, the Stephen Lewis Foundation has launched its Partners in Pride campaign, urgently calling on Canadians to support its African LGBTIQ partners to continue their life-saving work, particularly at this critical moment.



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LGBTIQ organizations in Africa reporting human rights abuses linked to COVID-19 May 19, 2020

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