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Webtalk April 18, Germany´s LGBTI inclusion concept: time for a decolonial turn in development cooperation


Webtalk and Workshop with the Yogyakarta Alliance and activists from Namibia and Rwanda

Three years ago, on March 3, 2021, the German government’s LGBTI inclusion strategy for Foreign Policy and Development Cooperation was adopted. The concept references colonialism and missionary history as important aspects. The concept and this reference are a result of years of advocacy by LSVD, Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation and the Yogyakarta Alliance.

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Webtalk 18.4. Drei Jahre LSBTI-Inklusionskonzept — Vorhaben und Wirklichkeit postkolonialer Ansprüche


Webtalk und Workshop mit der Yogyakarta-Allianz und Aktivist*innen aus Namibia und Ruanda

Vor drei Jahren, am 03. März 2021 wurde das LSBTI-Inklusionskonzept der Bundesregierung für die Auswärtige Politik und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit verabschiedet. Dass auch auf die Folgen von Missionsgeschichte und Kolonialismus verwiesen wurde, ist ein Erfolg der Arbeit der Yogyakarta-Allianz. 

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Fighting for LGBTIQ+ inclusion in Rwanda’s deeply religious society


Over the past few months, across East Africa, there has been an increased crackdown on the rights and freedoms of LGBTIQ+ communities. Countries such as Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania, and Ethiopia have successfully passed repressive legislation and/or witnessed an increased number of arrests of LGBTIQ+ persons.

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Dialogue with church leaders in Rwanda – the Inclusive Mission for Health and Hope (IMHH) presents their work


Webtalk 1 June at 5:30 PM

Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation cordially invites you to an online discussion with a Reverend from the Inclusive Mission for Health and Hope (IMHH) in Rwanda.

Please join the online discussion on religion and inclusion from a Rwandan perspective.

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Jean Elie Gasana – Inadequate protection and a lack of respect for our fundamental rights

Jean Elie Gasana

Jean Elie Gasana (43) is a Christian LGBTI activist from Rwanda. A co-founder of the LGBTI organization Other Sheep Rwanda, he works for human rights in his homeland, especially those of LGBTI people in Rwanda and the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.