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URGENT ALERT: Defend the Independence of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Originally posted on CAL Advocacy Blog:
Background On 25 April 2015 the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights voted in favor of granting the Coalition of African Lesbians [CAL] Observer Status. This came after a seven year struggle by…

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FYI: Homosexuality is to blame for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa…no seriously.

Originally posted on CAL Advocacy Blog:
  Monrovia, Liberiahttp://www.akbarn.com A friend of CAL on Facebook, Evans Adofo, who lives in Monrovia, brought this new story to our attention. The continent is in a silent diplomatic panic about the spread of the deadly…

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17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, Cape Town

The 17th ICASA has kicked of at the CTICC, the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Thousands of researchers, pharmaceuticals, government departments, activists, and bilateral have come together to tackle the issue of HIV and STIs in the African continent. The setting makes it a bit easier for me, of course, it being 10 minutes from where I live; on the other hand it makes it hard to motivate myself to show up at all. For years and years we are trying to tackle the issue of the HIV epidemics globally, but still it seems that we are talking in circles. Continue reading

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