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Africa region: Human rights advocates call on authorities to support the work of NGOs advancing the human rights of LGBTQI+ people in East and Southern Africa

On 11 April 2023, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) convened an online panel of five human rights advocates from East and Southern Africa to discuss the obstacles preventing organizations working to advance the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people in their countries from registering to operate. The webinar […]

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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/MWI/CO/1/Add.1, 23 July 2014: Malawi

National human rights institution 6. The Committee is concerned that the Malawi Human Rights Commission does not function fully independently and is not yet adequately funded. The reluctance of the Commission to engage in issues related to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons is also a source of concern for the […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/MWI/CO/1, 18 June 2012: Malawi

7. The Committee is concerned about allegations regarding reported cases of violence and discrimination against people engaging in same-sex relationships in the State party, as well as allegations of incitement to violence against them by some public officials and authorities, despite section 20 of the Constitution, which guarantees equality of persons and prohibits discrimination. The […]