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East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative

The East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative, UHAI-EASHRI, is an indigenous activist fund based in Nairobi, Kenya. It provides flexible, accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality, health and human rights in the East African region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi) with a specific focus on the rights of […]

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American Jewish World Service

American Jewish World Service is an international development and human rights organization headquartered in New York City. AJWS supports women, girls and LGBT people as they organize to end discrimination, stop violence and live with dignity, safety and health. Contact Javid Syed on the sexual health and rights team.

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Cheikh Traore

Dr. Cheikh Eteka Traore, based in Abuja, Nigeria, works at the intersection of public health and human rights. He has trained journalists how to better report on LGBTI rights.

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Queer Alliance Nigeria

Queer Alliance Nigeria is a human rights, health advocacy and support group for the LGBTI community in Nigeria. Its mission is to create an enabling environment for the respect and recognition of the fundamental human rights of LGBTIQ Nigerians through advocacy, education, research and publications. Contact Rashidi Williams.

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Geofrey Mashala

Geofrey Mashala is the founder of AMKA Empowerment Organization, a community-based group in Tanzania that works on human rights, empowerment and health issues of LGBTIQ people.

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Icebreakers Uganda

Icebreakers Uganda is a nonprofit support organization for LGBT people in Uganda. The group focuses on sexual health, sexual health rights advocacy, community mobilization and HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention for all LGBT people.

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Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya

The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya acts as an umbrella organization for six LGBTI groups in Kenya: Minority Women in Action, Ishtar MSM, Tea and Gay Kenya, PEMA Kenya and Afra Kenya. Its mission is to defend the interests and rights of LGBTI organizations and their members, including their health rights. Contact Jackson.

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Positive Vibes

Positive Vibes, based in Windhoek, Namibia, works to ensure that LGBTI people are empowered to respond effectively to discrimination and health challenges.

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