Brazil

In our report, we indicate that when poverty is combined with multiple forms of discrimination...

Cambodia

We travelled to Cambodia and we learned about the many levels of discrimination endured by LGBT people...

United Kingdom

1,300 LGBT people are granted asylum annually in the UK with the majority quickly falling below the poverty line...

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Case study: how Sista Sista tackles poverty of LBT women through empowerment

February 15, 2017: Sara is a lesbian refugee from Uganda. When she was outed as lesbian, she was removed from education, beaten, humiliated and ultimately forced into a marriage with an older man. In the marriage, she was victim of “corrective” rape and domestic violence. After a few years in this...

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Season’s Greetings from Micro Rainbow International

December 21, 2016: Maria, Pablo, and Dy (in the pictures with other beneficiaries) are some of the 350 lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people who have taken part in our pioneering small business programme, skills training or social inclusion activities in the countries where we operate (Cambodia,...

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40 LGBT people improve their professional skills in Rio de Janeiro

November 25, 2016: MRI research “LGBT people living in poverty in Rio de Janeiro”, published in 2015, identified serious gaps in the professional and educational background of low-income-LGBT people, which commonly lead to precarious working conditions and restricted employment opportunities. As the social and...

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Finalist in European Social Innovation Competition: ‘Integrated Futures’

November 16, 2016: MRI was selected from a shortlist of 30 and a total of 1,095 applicants from 36 countries as a finalist in the European Social Innovation Competition. The 2016 theme Integrated Futures sought ideas with the potential to address the reception and integration of refugees and migrants in Europe,...

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