Join the New Tactics community for an online conversation on Creating and Sustaining Awareness of LGBTQI Rights from June 26-30, 2017. LGBTQI rights were only officially recognized as human rights by the United Nations in 2011. Since then the OHCHR’s Free & Equal campaign has sought to raise awareness and advocate for an end to discrimination against LGBTQI individuals. However, it is difficult to break the stigma which exists against non-heterosexual or cisgender individuals in many cases. This means that even when legal protections are instituted, enforcement is oftentimes lacking.Visit Link
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Human rights activists across Australia are encouraged to nominate now for the NSW Human Rights Award, with entries closing on Friday, 21 August 2015. The NSW Human Rights Award pays tribute to a person who has made a meaningful and lasting contribution to the advancement of human rights. The NSW Government supports the tireless efforts…
Justin Whelan’s succinct analysis of Australian campaigns to protect human rights in the ‘war on terror’. Draws on Moyer’s Movement Action Plan.
Designed to provide background information and analysis of the various forms of racism and racial discrimination that continue to occur in Australia, and to suggest strategies to support those affected and to combat racism more generally. These resources
Irene Opper. What Works Insights from interviews with advocates for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Queensland.