The state of LGBT rights in Africa

16 Nov 2021 1400 - 1500 GMT

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A webinar presented by the LGBTI Law Committee

The webinar is designed to be a survey of recent legal developments in the struggle for LGBT rights in select jurisdictions in Africa, along with a discussion of particular challenges and obstacles, both legal and societal, to LGBT expression in Africa.

Important Dates


Online registration deadline

Registration may still be possible after this date via the IBA office, but is subject to availability. Please contact for further information.

* By paying the non-member fee, we welcome you as a delegate member of the IBA for the year in which this conference is held, which entitles you to the following benefits:

  • Password access to certain parts of the IBA website.
  • Receipt of IBA E-news and access to online versions of IBA Global Insight.
  • Pay the member rate

** A reduced rate is offered to IBA Corporate Group Members. Please register online to obtain a 25 per cent discount on the IBA Member fee


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Robert Ellison

Attorney, São Paulo, Brazil; Co-Vice Chair , Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Law Committee

Confirmed speakers
Rodgers Amutwendize

Human Rights First Rwanda Association, Kigali, Rwanda

Adrian Jjuuko

Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum, Kampala, Uganda

Pierre De Vos

University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Njeri Gateru

National Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission, Nairobi, Kenya

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