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Event: Media and stakeholders engagement and awareness
Direction: Liberia, West Africa
Date: May 17, 2022
Time: 10:00 Am
Info: To Mobilize and raise awareness amongst stakeholders and civil society of hate against LGBTIQ+ individuals.
To provide information of repression against the LGBTIQ+ individuals in Liberia and the world at Large
To provide safer space for LGBTIQ+ to come together to share Pride and express those rampant form of discrimination against the LGBTIQ+ community in Liberia.
Event: Evening Cocktail Embrace with Diversity and Inclusion
Direction: In Liberia Stop AIDS in Liberia (SAIL ) in collaboration with LIPRIDE will host this year’s IDAHOBIT Event title: “Evening Cocktail Embrace with Diversity and Inclusion “. The event will bring together a cross session of LGBTIQ+ Activist, Allies, families, friends, partners, diplomatic missions. The event is going to provide information on what is the essence of commemorating IDAHOBIT and its significant to the LGBTIQ+ community. The years events will center on building stronger allies and alliances with influential stakeholders and individuals that can challenge the hostile environment that LGBTIQ+ people face especially in Africa where they are criminalize by the law. This will also ensure that they could influence policies supports the inclusion of LGBTIQ+ person and respect their human rights as every other human being. The event will try as much as possible to dismantle the narrative that being and LGBTIQ+ person has a western agenda.
Date: May 17, 2022
Info: Meet and Greet with influential members of the broader society and members of the LGBTIQ+ community in an inclusive space for interaction building synergies to support policy advocacy for the protection of LGBTIQ+ person at same time creating an enabling environment free of homophobic sentiments.