Using the Yogyakarta Principles for LGBT Human Rights Activism

Published on Feb 25, 2011

Astraea is a co-sponsor of a training on Monday, February 28th addressing how activists around the world working for the human rights of LGBTI people can create change through the use of the human rights-based Yogyakarta Principles. Celebrate the launch of the accompanying Activist Guide to the Yogyakarta Principles, which highlights the creative advocacy of rights defenders working on sexual rights across regions.

USA- New York
Monday, February 28th
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Church Center, 11th Floor
777 United Nations Plaza

New York, NY 10017

Linda Baumann – Out-Right Namibia
Justus Eisfeld – Global Action for Trans* Equality
Kamilia Manaf – Pelangi Perempuan, Indonesia
Kim Vance – ARC International

Moderated by Sara Perle, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

Followed by a preview of the lnternational Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission’s upcoming
documentary, Courage Unfolds.

ARC International, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Center for Women’s Global Leadership, Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE), Human Rights Watch Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Program, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (lGLHRC), International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (lLGA), Out-Right Namibia, RFSL Sweden

Download the Yogyakarta Principles in multiple languages:
Read the Activist’s Guide to the Yogyakarta Principles: