Sexual rights are human rights: Defending women defending rights

Sexual rights are human rights: Defending women defending rights

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Index Number: ACT 77/036/2005
Date Published: 6 December 2005

This leaflet focuses on the work done by women human rights defenders defending sexual rights. It considers the risks faced that are specific to their gender and in addition to those faced by men. Case studies illustrate the harassment of sexual rights activists, including LGBT and AIDS/HIV campaigners. In conclusion, the leaflet asks its readers to call on home governments to recognize the legitimacy of the work of women human rights defenders campaigning for sexual rights.


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