Called ‘Breaking Taboos’, Tunisia recently had its first queer film festival. “In a place where homosexuality is penalized with up to three years in prison, the Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival is bravely featuring movies that address LGBTQI issues.”
On the 8th of February, 2018, Hivos, in collaboration with Workplace Pride and Sullivan Marketing, are organising a conference on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The conference will take place on 8 February 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya – a first for Kenya.
As reported in ILGA World’s weekly LGBulletIn:
This latest incident is part of a government crackdown on the LGBTI community that began last year:
We call on our members and the LGBTIQ+ communities to petition the South African Department of Home Affairs to allow this married couple to reside together in South Africa.
A group seeking to quash some provisions of the Penal Code that make it illegal for consensual gay and lesbian sex will call expert witnesses to support their case. Appearing before a Bench of three judges yesterday, Senior Counsel Paul Muite said they would call a psychiatrist to explain sexual orientation and why the State should not regulate matters of intimacy. …
Wits’ CSiW (Conjugal Slavery in War) Institution’s Call for Papers on “Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Research Methods, Research Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production” taking place at the University of Witwatersrand, 25-28 June 2018. We encourage PhD students, early career scholars, and other practitioners (esp. based in Africa) to apply.
This is the second Institute sponsored by the Conjugal Slavery in War research Partnership, which includes community-based and university partners. We look forward to a rich and diverse set of exchanges on the politics, methods and ethics of research in this area. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The English call for proposals: CSIW jozi institute pitch final
The French: CSIW jozi institute pitch final_FR