Breaking the Silence – Criminalisation of Lesbians and Bisexual Women and its Impacts

Picture breaking the silence

The Baring Foundation has supported this publication from the Human Dignity Trust as part of our International Development programme for LGBTI civil society in Africa. Although global in scope, many of the jurisdictions considered are in Africa and indeed many criminal laws stem from British colonial rule. The report shows how criminalisation, oppressive in itself, then plays a significant part in wider discrimination, undermining broader development.

 

 

This entry was posted on Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 12:23 pm