Country Reports

Information on the conditions for LGBTI minorities in specific countries from global human rights organizations and other sources.

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Turi Abande? A landscape analysis of the human rights of sex workers and LGBT communities in Burundi. Turi Abande? A landscape analysis of the human rights of sex workers and LGBT communities in Burundi.

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Date added: 06/23/2016
Date modified: 06/23/2016
Filesize: 1.44 MB
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Analysis LGBT Burundi2016, 54 pages

This report by the East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative maps the political, social, legal and organisational landscape of sex workers and LGBT people in Burundi. It further describes the lived realities of these people.

The issue is violence: Attacks on LGBT people on Kenya's coast. The issue is violence: Attacks on LGBT people on Kenya's coast.

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Date added: 03/04/2016
Date modified: 03/04/2016
Filesize: 1.09 MB
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The issue is violence2015, 79 pages

In collaboration with PEMA Kenya, Human Rights Watch have looked into a series of homo- and transphobic attacks along the Kenyan coast. The groups documented rights abuses against members of sexual minorities in Kenya’s coast region, including mob violence, assault, rape, incitement to violence, and inadequate protection. The report identifies ways the Kenyan authorities could improve their response to these abuses.

Negotiating Public and Legal Spaces: The Emergence of an LGBT Movement in Vietnam Negotiating Public and Legal Spaces: The Emergence of an LGBT Movement in Vietnam

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Date added: 09/21/2017
Date modified: 09/21/2017
Filesize: 1.55 MB
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vietnam

2014, 47 pages

Vietnam’s laws, policies and decrees do not explicitly discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals but their rights are not legally protected and they are socially marginalised. In order to understand how LGBT civil society organisations can affect legal and social change with regard to the laws that regulate sexual norms and unions, this empirical study explores the mobilisation strategies of civil society organisations to hold gay pride events, and collective action to legalise same-sex ceremonies and marriages. The case studies were written in close consultation with Vietnamese LGBT civil society actors and with formally and informally organised groups that are distinct from mass organisations. The interviews are conducted with LGBT activists, national and international policy experts, researchers and development experts.

“These Political Games Ruin Our Lives”: Indonesia’s LGBT Community Under Threat “These Political Games Ruin Our Lives”: Indonesia’s LGBT Community Under Threat

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Date added: 10/06/2017
Date modified: 10/06/2017
Filesize: 5.94 MB
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2016, 91 pages

A 2016 report by Human Rights Watch documents the rise in anti-LGBT rhetoric in Indonesia, as well as the threats and violent attacks on LGBT NGOs, activists, and individuals, primarily by militant Islamists. It includes 70 in-depth interviews with sexual and gender minorities and human rights activists in Jakarta, Yogyakarta, cities in South Sulawesi, cities in Sumatra, and cities in Aceh.

Situation of LGBT people in Uganda Situation of LGBT people in Uganda

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Date added: 07/01/2015
Date modified: 07/01/2015
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Situation of LGBT persons in Uganda2014, 103 pages.

This joint report from the Danish Immigration Service’s and the Danish Refugee Council’s fact finding mission to Kampala, Uganda from 16 to 25 June 2013, describes the situation of LGBT people in Uganda.

 

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