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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Poverty and SOGI issues at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC): 2013 overview

January 30, 2014: One of Micro Rainbow International’s strategic goals over the next five years is to investigate opportunities to engage with intergovernmental organizations, such as the United Nations, and participate in the debate on the socioeconomic rights of LGBTI people across the globe.  We hope to raise...

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Cambodia: A reality of poverty for LGBTI people. An interview with LGBTI activist Srorn Srun

January 17, 2014: 1)    In your experience, what are the main issues that LGBTI people living in poverty face in Cambodia? In my activism in Cambodia, I have noticed the following challenges that many LGBTI people face because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or the way their bodies...

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MRI at the World Forum on Human Rights in Brazil

December 18, 2013: I have just returned from an intense and exciting week in Brasilia (Brazil), where I represented Micro Rainbow International at the World Forum on Human Rights. The forum was an initiative of the Federal Government of Brazil in partnership with civil society, government agencies and international...

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Transphobia and poverty: a statement by Chilean trans activist Andrés Rivera

December 4, 2013: “How can we make our human rights be respected if we are hardly considered as human?” In many countries around the world, trans people (transgenders, transsexuals and transvestites) are still murdered, beaten, and neglected and their human rights are violated.  Today there are still states...

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