Rights Not Rescue, based in Windhoek, Namibia, has outreach programs that target sex workers and LGBTI people. It offers counseling, lobbying, advocacy and home-based care. Contact “Mama Africa.”
Out-Right Namibia, based in Windhoek, Namibia, is an LGBTI, MSM (men who have sex with men), WSW (women who have sex with women) human rights organization that offers psychological counseling and support groups for survivors of gender-based violence, holds conferences and workshops and raises awareness of issues affecting the LGBTI community.
Tulinam is Inclusive and Affirming Ministries’ Namibian partner organization. Contact Madelene Isaacks or Lukas Mukongo.
The Women’s Leadership Centre in Windhoek, Namibia, promotes women’s writing and other forms of personal and creative expression as a form of resistance to discrimination and oppression embedded in patriarchal cultures and society, with the aim of developing indigenous feminist activism in Namibia. Contact Liz.
The Coalition of African Lesbians is a regional network of organizations in sub-Saharan Africa committed to advancing freedom, justice and bodily autonomy for all women on the African continent and beyond. It is based in Johannesburg. Contact regional advocacy officer Fadzai Muparutsa.
The Southern Africa Litigation Centre’s LGBT and Sex Worker Rights Programme works to end discrimination and mistreatment faced by people who identify as such throughout Southern Africa. Contact Anneke Meerkotter.
The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa is committed to deepening democracy, protecting human rights and enhancing good governance in Southern Africa. OSISA’s vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practices of open society, with the aim of establishing vibrant and tolerant democracies in which people, free from material and other […]
The Heinrich Böll Foundation’s office in Cape Town, South Africa, works to advance gender and sexual equality in that country, as well as Namibia and Zimbabwe. The foundation partners with key civil society actors and with public and religious thought leaders to challenge homophobic policies, legislations and attitudes. Contact Paula Assubuji, human rights program manager.
The Other Foundation is an African trust that advances equality and freedom in Southern Africa with a particular focus on sexual orientation and gender identity. It gathers support to defend and advance the human rights and social inclusion of LGBTI people and offers support to groups in ways that enable them to work effectively for […]