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LGBT Rights in Africa • Out Of The Margins, A global LBT+ rights project

19.02.2020

‘LGBT Rights in Africa and the Discursive Role of International Human Rights Law’ in African Human Rights Law Journal (2015).

This ‘LGBT rights in Africa’ article explains how bringing cases and complaints to the African Commission for Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) before it is more accepting of LGBT+ issues can potentially be detrimental and set a dangerous precedent. It argues that activists should instead use the mechanism to push for soft law and lobby key stakeholders.

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