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Implementation of the Report

Engaging with National Human Rights Institutions key to advancing rights of hijra and transgender people

25 May 2015
DHAKA – "I was so happy and excited that day. We worked so hard and for so long for this and it was finally becoming a reality," recalled Shale Ahmed, a prominent Bangladeshi social activist and Executive Director of Bandhu Social Welfare Society (BSWS). In…

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Malawi: Commercial Sex Workers Who Were Forced for HIV Test Win Case in Court

20 May 2015
By Luke Bisani The High Court of Malawi has today ruled that subjecting people to mandatory HIV Test is a violation of fundamental human rights such the right to equality and non-discrimination, right to dignity and right not to be subjected to cruel, inhuman…