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Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in 90 countries worldwide, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice. Views Read Edit View history. Several interviewees observed that perpetrators of targeted sexual violence against LGBT persons act with a sense of impunity, emboldened both by the apparent license provided by the law, and, perhaps, by the silencing effect of a climate of fear.
By contrast, NACA officials acknowledged the abovementioned findings of the quantitative cohort study and emphasized the need to conduct follow-up research to determine if the decline in health-seeking behavior has continued and if it is indeed associated with the law [SSMPA].
June 4, 0 Comments. See BultmannSynoptic Tradition Child labour Confraternities. The maximum punishment in the twelve northern states that have adopted Shari'a law is death by stoning. Representatives of at least three organizations, including one that works on health and HIV and two that cover more general human rights issues, told Human Rights Watch their offices were raided by the police because of their work with LGBT people or MSM.
An estimated 3. The right to liberty and security of the person is protected under regional and international treaties that Nigeria has ratified, specifically article 6 of the African Charter and article 9 of the ICCPR.
They did not give us food or water. This violence takes many forms, including public beatings, sexual violence, psychological violence, and deprivations of their liberty. It compromises the right to the highest attainable standard of health, both through prohibiting the existence of health and HIV prevention groups composed of LGBT people, and through imposing risks for individual LGBT people who seek health services that may require revealing their sexual orientation.