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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MRI discusses strategies to increase work opportunities for LGBT in Brasilia

December 5, 2016: Micro Rainbow Brazil’s team participated in the first session of the Sexual and Gender Diversity Week, organized by the Sexual Diversity Commission of the Federal District branch of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-DF). The event, themed “Conflicts, Care and Coexistence” took place from...

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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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