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LGBTI – La salud un derecho de todxs: derechos LGBTI en los ámbitos de salud

100% Diversidad y Derechos,

Si este Cuadernillo llegó a tus manos, esperamos que al leerlo puedas encontrar información, ideas, reflexiones y preguntas que te permitan a vos o a quien lo necesite acceder y defender su derecho a la salud. Esperamos que les permita a vos, a un/a amigo o amiga, compañero/a de trabajo, efector/a o usuario/a de servicios…

Protecção das Populações Chave – Papel da Polícia e do Paralegal

Fundação para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade (FDC), NAMATI MOÇAMBIQUE,

Esta brochura, elaborada no âmbito da parceria entre a Namati e a FDC, tem como objectivo divulgar os direitos das trabalhadoras de sexo e dos homens que fazem sexo com homens em face da actuação da polícia, no atendimento, nas buscas e na detenção; as violações comuns a que este grupo é sujeito e os…

All About Power: Understanding Social Power & Power Structures

Srilatha Batliwala, CREA,

When activists try to change people’s lives, or tackle the injustices they face, we are actually trying to change power equations. Understanding power in terms of both power structures and power relations is very important for anyone who is an activist working for social change. It is even more important for anyone working on women’s…

Member Spotlight: Bar Hostess Empowerment Support Programme


The mission of the Bar Hostess Empowerment Support Programme (BHESP) is to influence policy and facilitate provision of quality health services, human rights awareness, legal services and economic empowerment for sex workers, women having sex with women, women using drugs and bar hostesses in Kenya. It serves as a common voice for these vulnerable populations…

Twenty Mechanisms for Addressing Torture in Health Care

Open Society Foundations,

Health care settings should be places where human rights are realized. Yet, too often, they are places where human rights are severely abused, sometimes amounting to torture or cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment. This abuse is especially prevalent in the care of socially marginalized groups— people living with HIV, ethnic minorities, sexual and gender minorities,…

Rights Not Rescue: A Report on Female, Male, and Trans Sex Workers’ Human Rights in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa

Open Society Foundations,

The criminalization of sex work in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa leaves sex workers vulnerable to sexual and physical abuse, as well as extortion, from law enforcement officers such as police and border guards. Human rights violations and a lack of safe and supportive working conditions render sex workers particularly vulnerable to HIV. These are some of the…

Health Benefits of Legal Services for Criminalized Populations: The Case of People Who Use Drugs, Sex Workers and Sexual and Gender Minorities

Joanne Csete, Jonathan Cohen,

The purpose of this article is to consider the health benefits that may be derived from access to legal services for drug users, sex workers, men who have sex with men (MSM), women who have sex with women (WSW), and transgender persons. These populations share not only the experience of facing criminal sanctions on a…

Refugee Rights Toolkit

Asylum Access,

The Refugee Rights Toolkit contains practical, gender-sensitive advice on advocating for refugees’ human rights through 1. Legal aid 2. Community legal empowerment 3. Policy advocacy 4. Strategic litigation. The advice, tools and resources it contains are based on 10 years of best practices from Asylum Access’ operations in Ecuador, Panama, Malaysia, Thailand, Tanzania and the…

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