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Women Human Rights Defenders: How Intersectionality is put into Practice in Southern Africa

Online-Talk: Thursday, 23 September 2021, 5 – 6 pm

Activists from lesbian, bi- and queer women’s collectives in Mozambique and Eswatini will inform us of the current developments that are impacting their work in their respective countries. They will explain how the concept of intersectionality is being put into practice amidst often violent challenges. We will also hear about the feminist strategy of the Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) and their experiences.

We will also discuss  what the growing threat to LGBTI people in various countries means for us in Germany, particularly in view of the German government’s new LGBTI Inclusion Strategy for Foreign Policy and Development Cooperation.

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The pink line – The new frontier in human rights

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Online talk with author Mark Gevisser

South African author Mark Gevisser was invited to an online talk by the Hirschfeld-Eddy Foundation to present his new book The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers, which has recently also appeared in German. Klaus Jetz hosted the talk with the journalist from Cape Town.

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Online talk with Mark Gevisser about his new book about The Pink Line — the World´s Queer Frontiers and the fight for the human rights of LGBTIQ+ globally

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The Hirschfeld-Eddy-Foundation cordially invites you to the Online talk with Mark Gevisser about his new fascinating book “The Pink Line — the World´s Queer Frontiers” and the fight for their rights of LGBTIQ+ people all over the world.

Tuesday, 22 June, 6 PM (CEST)

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LGBTI inclusion plan in development cooperation — Action plans from Sweden and Canada as models for Germany

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Online talk with experts from Sweden and Canada

On 12 May 2021 the Hirschfeld-Eddy Foundation (HES) held an online talk about LGBTI inclusion in the development cooperation work of both Sweden and Canada. The event was hosted by Sarah Kohrt. The guests from Sweden were Birgitta Weibahr from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) and Marie Månson from the Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Rights (RFSL). Doug Kerr, Executive Director of Dignity Network Canada, a coalition of Canadian organizations supporting LGBTI human rights, provided information from a Canadian perspective.

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LGBTI inclusion in Sweden´s and Canada´s development cooperation

The Hirschfeld-Eddy-Foundation cordially invites you to a Web-talk on LGBTI inclusion in Sweden´s and Canada´s development cooperation“ with Doug Kerr, Dignity Network Canada, Birgitta Weibahr, Sida and Marie Månson, RFSL
Wednesday, 12 May, 4–5 PM CEST

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LGBTI in Tunisia: A country of contradictions

Activists describe current developments in Tunisia

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Ten years have transpired since the “Arab Spring” was touched off in Tunisia. The country has had a new constitution now for seven years. But homosexuality is still criminalized under article 230, and large-scale protests have broken out numerous times since November 2020. Reports of arbitrary detention, violence and oppression against civil society are on the rise – what exactly is going on in the country?

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Tunisian LGBTI*Q+ – Between Violence, Disappointment and Hope

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Hirschfeld-Eddy-Foundation cordially invites you to the Web-Talk: „Tunisian LGBTI*Q+ —  Between Violence, Disappointment and Hope“ with Syrine Boukadida and Asala Mdawkhy on Thursday, 15 April 2021 from 18:00–19:30 CEST.

Ten years after the Arab Spring uprising for democracy in Tunisia, the country is seeing an increasing number of protests as objection to the ongoing political unrest and the poor status of the economy. Protestors are on the streets, activists criticize authorities online, and rights groups blame the police for cracking down on them. Human rights activists estimate that about 2,000 people have been arrested so far this year, amongst them many LGBTI*Q+.

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Finally! The German government approves an LGBTI inclusion plan for foreign policy and development cooperation

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With this joint plan from the Foreign Office and Ministry for Economic Cooperation, the German government acts on calls from civil society since 2012.

On 3 March 2021 the cabinet approved the federal government’s “LGBTI inclusion plan for foreign policy and development cooperation”.

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Activism to promote LBTIQ human rights in Namibia. Online talk with Liz Frank, Windhoek, Namibia

This online talk was part of the series “Leave no one behind! – Development cooperation and LGBTI perspectives“
Documentation of the online talk on 10 December 2020

An LSVD event in cooperation with iz3w.

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The long and winding road to an LGBTI inclusion plan for German development cooperation and foreign policy

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Germany is expected to have its first multi-ministerial LGBTI inclusion plan for development cooperation and foreign policy. The federal government is thereby addressing long-standing calls from civil society, and aligning with countries like Sweden, Canada and the Netherlands. At Forum 4 of the Hirschfeld-Eddy Foundation’s conference on 3 December 2020, representatives of the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ), the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Foreign Office (AA) discussed the current state of the LGBTI inclusion plan with Sarah Kohrt from the Hirschfeld-Eddy Foundation.