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Economic empowerment & advocacy

HRC25: Statement on the Right to Adequate Housing

Federatie van Nederlandse Verenigingen tot Integratie Van Homoseksualiteit – COC Nederland joined by  International Lesbian and Gay Association Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component

Mani Mitchell
Economic empowerment & advocacy

Poverty and intersex people

A conversation with intersex activist Mani Mitchell on poverty and intersex people.

Economic empowerment & advocacy

Episodes of discrimination of LGBT people in Brazil

We have consulted with almost 50 LGBT people in Rio de Janeiro. These are some of the upsetting answers we have received when we asked interviewees if they had ever experienced discrimination.

Majorie Marchi
Economic empowerment & advocacy

Majorie Marchi: improving the lives of trans people in Rio de Janeiro

Majorie Marchi is the President of ASTRA-Rio, the Association of Transvestites and Transsexuals of Rio de Janeiro. Since 2011 she has been an officer at the program Rio sem Homofobia, part of the government of the State of Rio de Janeiro, which also offered assistance for our fieldwork.