The Fund for Global Human Rights has made recent grants to groups working on LGBTI rights in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Contact John Kabia at firstname.lastname@example.org and Tony Tate at email@example.com.
Benin Synergies Plus is an organization based in Cotonou, Benin, that advocates for the rights of key populations that have the highest risk of contracting and transmitting HIV, including female sex workers and men who have sex with men (MSM).
The Liberian Women Empowerment Network focuses on women and girls living with and-or affected by HIV/AIDS in Liberia. The network also works with local LGBTI groups.
Solace Brothers Foundation, an organization based in Accra, Ghana, trains paralegals to defend the rights of LGBT people in the country. Contact via Facebook message.
The Human Rights Advocacy Centre is a not-for-profit, independent, nonpartisan research and advocacy organization set up to advance and protect human rights in Ghana. Contact George Owoo.
Bianca Juhl Andersen is a United Nations program analyst on human rights and gender. She is based in Accra, Ghana.
The Media Foundation for West Africa, based in Accra, Ghana, promotes freedom of expression rights, media professionalism and media-led advocacy for peace building and participatory governance across West Africa.
Oumar Zié Coulibaly is vice president at REPMASCI (Réseau des Professionnels des medias, des Arts et des Sports pour la lutte contre le sida et les autres pandémies en Côte d’Ivoire), which helps fight the stigmatization of LGBTI people. He is a journalist at the newspaper Notre Voie in Côte d’Ivoire and helped run a […]
Charlotte Campo is associate human rights officer at the West Africa regional office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Dakar, Senegal.