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Economic empowerment & advocacy

NGLCC Global 5th LGBT Summit of the Americas

Toronto, Canada 14 June 2017 On June 14, MRI’s Project Manager from Brazil, Lucas Paoli Itaborahy joined Lee Badgett from the Williams Institute on a

Economic empowerment & advocacy

Strengthening LGBTI Entrepreneurship in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil registers high rates of violence against LGBTI people every year. Pressure from activists to criminalizing trans/homophobia and regulate rights has been facing strong resistance

Lucas Paoli e o deputado Jean Wyllys
Economic empowerment & advocacy

Celebrating IDAHOT 2015 in Brazil’s National Congress

Celebrating 2015 IDAHOT by participating in the XII LGBT Seminar in Brazil’s National Congress. At this seminar we pre-launched the Portuguese version of our study LGBT people living in poverty in Rio de Janeiro.

JaLeah Shavers
Economic empowerment & advocacy

Ja’Leah Shavers – BreakOUT!

Interview with Ja’Leah Shavers, Outreach and Development Coordinator at BreakOUT! in New Orleans focusing on some of the challenges facing LGBTI youth living in poverty around the world.

Bree Sutherland
Economic empowerment & advocacy

Bree Sutherland – The Gender Expansion Project

Interview with Bree Sutherland is executive director of The Gender Expansion Project (GEP) in Missoula, Montana, USA. focusing on some of the challenges facing LGBTI youth living in poverty around the world.

Jim Ambrose at the UN
Economic empowerment & advocacy

UN HRC 27: Statement on People of African Descent

C.O.C. – Netherlands Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent – 14th session Delivered by Jim Ambrose, Micro Rainbow

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Economic empowerment & advocacy

UN HRC 26 – Statement on the Human Rights of Migrants

COC Nederland joined by International Lesbian and Gay Association Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants Delivered by Richie Maitland Watch the

The staff of Arus Pelangi in a anti-bullying campaign
Economic empowerment & advocacy

LGBTI people and poverty in Indonesia

King Oey of Arus Pelangi, an LGBTI organisation, which concerns itself primarily with advocating LGBTI rights discusses LGBTI people and poverty in Indonesia.