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Experiencing IDAHOBIT as an LBQTI individual living in Nigeria

Every year, for the past 20 years, IDAHOBIT, which stands for the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism, and Transphobia, has been observed across the globe by members of the LBQTI+ community. This year, under the theme “NO ONE LEFT BEHIND: EQUALITY, FREEDOM, AND JUSTICE FOR ALL,” we come together to raise awareness of the …

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INVISIBLE VICTIMS: SEXUAL ASSAULT IN NIGERIA’S LBQTI COMMUNITY

Written by Victory Wekulom Regardless of the growth and progress in LBQTI+ rights globally, Nigeria remains one of the challenging countries for persons within the community. They face discrimination, persecution, and legal restrictions, which constitute significant barriers to their safety and well-being. Within this complex environment, one problem is prevalent: the sexual assault against LBQTI …

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is held on 1st December every year to raise awareness of the issues surrounding HIV and AIDS and break the stigma around it. It is a day for us to show our support for people living with HIV and to commemorate those who have died. The theme for World AIDS Day this …

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Empowering the present and future through meaningful and inclusive youth engagement

Previously published on Hivos To ensure adequate sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care and services for all, it is crucial that healthcare workers address the needs of all individuals, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or sex characteristics. The Initiative for Gender Equality and Sexual Reproductive Health (IGE-SRH) in Nigeria, a partner …

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Our Press Release

Initiative For Gender Equality and Sexual Reproductive Health (IGE-SRH) is pleased to announce our membership in the Multistakeholder Leadership Group as one of the youth-led organisations to advise and support decision-making for the Generation Equality Initiative over the next four years.

IDAHOBIT 2022-LBQTI Youth

Celebrating IDAHOBIT for Young Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer, Transgender and Intersex individuals in Nigeria. Initiative for Gender Equality and Sexual Reproductive Health (IGE-SRH) celebrates International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), stands in solidarity to remind the world of young LBQTI individuals and raise awareness of the work still needed to combat discrimination, push for …

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