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IGLHRC is sponsoring and co-sponsoring a series of parallel events for the 58th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the UN Headquarters in New York City. CSW 58 runs from Monday, 10 March to Friday, 21 March, 2014.
Solidarity Alliance, a coalition of Nigerian LGBT-focused, human rights and HIV/AIDS organizations and individuals in Nigeria and in the diaspora, has organized a global day of action on Friday, 7 March 2014, as part of a series of strategies to bring attention to the onslaught on Nigeria's LGBT community.
Barely one day after President Yoweri Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law, Ugandan tabloid newspapers began running articles publishing the names and photographs of people perceived to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI).
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said the bill, which goes into effect immediately, was needed because the West is promoting homosexuality in Africa.