Coalition of African Lesbians

The Coalition of African Lesbians [CAL] invites all our members, partners and friends to submit contributions for a publication celebrating ten years of collective feminist resistance, resilience, revolution and power as lesbian and bisexual women and trans-diverse people across Africa through our association with CAL at various times and in different spaces of our movement.

‘Such actions are in direct contravention of the Constitution of Uganda, The African Charter on Human and People’s Rights and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, amongst other international human rights instruments’.

The African Commission on Human and People's Rights denied observer status to the Coalition of African lesbians. Their reason as set out in the report to the AU is that the organisation does not seek to protect rights guaranteed under the charter.

This is not true. CAL works to protect the human rights of human beings. The charter confers the rights to all human beings.

A special issue of Pambazuka News focusing on the implications of the decision on people who are vulnerable more