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An Activist’s Guide to The Yogyakarta Principles An Activist’s Guide to The Yogyakarta Principles

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Date added: 06/11/2012
Date modified: 02/27/2013
Filesize: 2.47 MB
Downloads: 1280

Activist_guide_to_Yogyakarta_Principles_-_coverAn introduction to the Yogyakarta Principles, to facilitate a deeper understanding of the Principles and to encourage their use and their promotion (2010).

The guide is targeted primarily at activists working on LGBTI issues, but is also likely to be of interest to others engaged in the promotion of human rights: grassroots human rights defenders, national equality bodies, lawyers, NGOs, and others.

Structured in four sections, where especially the third section - a collection of case studies illustrating the impact of the Yogyakarta principles - is very interesting. Here you find examples on how to challenge oppressive legal standards, develop new government policy, seek a more responsive government, educate the public and build a movement. One example illustrates how human rights training for lesbians and transgender women in Lebanon helped them mobilize a strong movement

Accessing U.S. Embassies: A Guide for LGBT Human Rights Defenders Accessing U.S. Embassies: A Guide for LGBT Human Rights Defenders

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Date added: 06/11/2012
Date modified: 02/26/2013
Filesize: 1.44 MB
Downloads: 1638

This guide from 2012 is intended as a manual for LGBT activists and NGOs in other countries to help them understand how U.S. embassies work; how to call on U.S. diplomats to support their human rights goals; how to access U.S. support, including both technical and financial support; and how to frame requests in ways that will appeal to strategic U.S. priorities.

The guide also describes two cases in Uganda and Honduras where the US Embassy cooperated closely with civil society in efforts to improve the LGBT rights.

??Information and Guidelines for relevant stakeholders on the UPR mechanism ??Information and Guidelines for relevant stakeholders on the UPR mechanism

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Date added: 03/05/2014
Date modified: 03/05/2014
Filesize: 219.87 kB
Downloads: 1728

2008, 9 pages

 

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