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...

Latest news

Press Release – The first safe house for LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees opens in the UK

November 7, 2017: In October 2017 Rashid and Maria [1], two asylum seekers from Bangladesh and El Salvador, entered the first safe house in the UK created by Micro Rainbow International (MRI) [1], a house that is exclusively for LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees. MRI’s safe housing project was officially...

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LGBT inclusion in the labour market in Brazil

October 24, 2017: The report "LGBT people living in poverty in Rio de Janeiro”, launched by Micro Rainbow International in 2015 identified the needs of low income LGBT people in Rio de Janeiro and assisted the organisation to design its strategic actions in Brazil. Given the urgent need and, paradoxically, the...

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MRI trains 31 new LGBT entrepreneurs in Brazil

October 22, 2017: On August 15, students from the 4th MRI entrepreneurship course graduated at the Bar Association auditorium in Rio de Janeiro. In addition to the graduation, the event was marked by the launch of the a case studies publication and was attended by current and former students, project team,...

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MRI wins Thomson Reuters Foundation Innovation Award 2017

October 3, 2017: We are thrilled to announce that on 26th September 2017, MRI won the Innovation Award at the 2017 TrustLaw Awards for its work in creating the “first LGBTI safe house in the UK”. The Innovation Award recognises MRI’s work with the international law firm Weil, Gotshal &...

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