|The UN General Assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948. 66 Years later, while many countries have made progress in making human rights a reality, there is one community whose human rights are still denied in many parts in the world, particularly in Africa – the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) persons. They are beaten, arrested, denied work, terrorized, forced into hiding, and even executed. But human rights – are GLBTI rights – like all people they share a common humanity which was echoed in June of 2003 when the first ever UN resolution was passed recognizing the human rights of gay people world-wide. It is with that in mind the Democracy Development Program (DDP) in partnership with the Gay and Lesbian Network (GLN) will co-host a dialogue to raise awareness around the topic but also have a conversation about possible advocacy actions.In preparation for attending this forum, ponder on the following questions:
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