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A selection of news articles about the Stephen Lewis Foundation and the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.

Civil rights movement intensifies as hate crimes increase in LGBTQ communities in Africa

September 10, 2019

SLF, Toronto, GlobeNewswire

Toronto – Sept. 10, 2019 – Recently, in Uganda, police with machine guns raided the offices of a human rights group. Pepe Julian Onziema, a director with Sexual Minorities Uganda, one of the organizations in the room, remained calm as police locked the doors and threatened people inside. He’d already been arrested for talking about the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, so he knew what to expect.



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World will survive COVID-19 only if 'swift action' taken to help Africa, UN humanitarian says March 25, 2020

Matt Galloway and Idella Sturino, Toronto, Canada, CBC Radio: The Current

The Slaight Family Foundation announces $15M Global Initiative for Women and Girls March 3, 2020

Toronto, Canada, Slaight Family Foundation

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