Hirschfeld-Eddy-Stiftung Projekte Veranstaltungen Verband

LBTI-inclusive Human Rights work in Southern Africa: the Masakhane Project

Invitation to an Online Talk of LSVD and Hirschfeld-Eddy-Foundation

When: Wednesday, 23. September, 5:00 — 6:00 PM CEST
Botho Maruatona, Botswana, Coalition of African Lesbians, Community and Campaigns Officer
Tash Dowell, Zimbabwe, Feminist Action Collective
Neo Kabi, Lesotho, Masakhane-Collective
Moderator: Cornelia Sperling, Masakhane project supporter for the LSVD and filia.


We’ll hear and discuss experiences from the South: The Masakhane Project “Promoting Human Rights in Southern Africa by strengthening Women NGO Activists – with a focus on Women’s Rights and SOGIE Rights” has been organized since 2014 by the Coalition of African Lesbians. Through strengthening feminist community building and advocacy work in six countries: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe — www.cal.org.za . Masakhane is supported by filia, the German Women’s Fund and and the Lesbian and Gay Federation in Germany LSVD and financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development — BMZ.

We will be in conversation with three activists from Southern Africa who are part of the Masakhane Project and learn about the critical perspective of the Coalition of African Lesbians on advocacy focusing on LGBTI rights in the broader context of the relationship between Global North and Global South. Competition, support, allyship, as well as the experiences of collective feminist movement building in the region will be topics of discussion.

Please register with name (and organization if applicable) before Sep 23 by email: c.sperling [at] reviera.de
The access link for the Zoom session will be sent to all registered users a few hours in advance by email.

Articles about the Masakhane-Project Magazine of CAL “African Feminist Standpoint” This event is part of the discussions “Leave no one behind! — Development cooperation and LGBTI perspectives“. We’ll communicate in English.   Der Online-Talk findet in englischer Sprache im Rahmen der Reihe „Leave no one behind! — Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und LSBTI Perspektiven statt. Gefördert von ENGAGEMENT GLOBAL
Mit Mitteln des BMZ.


Für den Inhalt ist allein der LSVD verantwortlich. Die dargestellten Positionen geben nicht den Standpunkt von Engagement Global oder des Bundesministeriums für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung wieder.

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Leave no one behind! Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und LSBTI Perspektiven
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