As Ghana recorded its first two cases of COVID-19 on 12th March 2020, the government imposed a ban on all public gathering for four weeks starting Monday, 16th March 20201.With the exponential increase in positive cases within a short period due to community spread from visitors and returning travelers, the President imposed a two-week partial […]

COVID-19 Mutual Aid Fundraiser

Like many people across the globe, Ghana’s LGBTQIA community has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help alleviate the social & economic impact of the virus, Solace initiative – a Ghanaian LGBTQIA rights organization is raising funds to support community members with money for food, living expenses, and basic needs.

Is it time for the Government of Ghana to invite the Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity for an official ‘country visit’?

July 12 2019 marked a momentous occasion, when member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), located in Geneva Switzerland, voted to renew the mandate of the United Nations Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (IE on SOGI). Since 2016, the IE on SOGI uses a range of tools to support […]