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Using the Yogyakarta Principles for LGBT Human Rights Activism - Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice

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.

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

New York, NY 10017

Speakers
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.

Sponsors
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: www.YogyakartaPrinciples.com
Read the Activist’s Guide to the Yogyakarta Principles: www.ypinaction.org