The purpose of the Internship is to support the work of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders at the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR). It is a 12 month position based in Banjul/ Cotonou.
On 12th June 2016, the world was left dumbfounded after Pulse, a gay club in Orlando was attacked leaving 49 people dead. One year down the road, the LGBTI community around the world is still recovering from the homophobic attack; they have, in commemoration of the first year memorial, honored them with the hash tags #WeWillnotLetHateWin and #WeareOrlando.
The Global Forum for MSM and HIV (MSMGF) and ISHTAR is opening a call for applications for 5-day Speaking Out East Africa training. The training will be hosted from 3rd -8th July in Kenya. The advocacy training equips individuals and organizations with tools and techniques that enable them to become advocates right now, whoever and wherever they happen to be. We are looking for Gay men, MSM and Transgender (GMT) advocates who are expected to participate in 5-day training. Participants will be drawn from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda.