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Highest court in Caribbean strikes down Guyana’s law targeting trans people

14 November 2018   Guyana


The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled on Tuesday that a 125-year

Belize government’s limited appeal of decriminalisation ruling proceeds while LGBT community stands firm in their rights

09 November 2018   Belize


The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment after arguments in the Orozco v Attorney General appeal hearing took place in Belize City on 29 October 2018.

One step closer to justice: Inter-American human rights body to examine Jamaica’s homophobic laws

15 October 2018   Jamaica


The Human Dignity Trust (HDT) welcomes a recent decision by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to accept the admissibility of a case challenging Jama

Major victory for human rights as India’s Supreme Court scraps law criminalising LGBT people

06 September 2018


A law that criminalised consensual same-sex activity between adults has been ruled unconstitutional by India’s Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision handed down

Human Dignity Trust co-founds new alliance for global equality

06 July 2017

The Human Dignity Trust is among eight UK-based organisations that have joined forces to help secure global LGBT equality.

International activists and human rights campaigners came together

Justice Catherine O'Regan Becomes a Human Dignity Trust Patron

14 March 2017   Human Dignity Trust


The Human Dignity Trust is proud to announce that Justice Catherine (Kate) O'Regan has recently agreed to become a patron of the Trust. She joins an

LexisNexis collaborates with Human Dignity Trust for the first Rule of Law Hackathon 'Hack the Change'

15 November 2016   Human Dignity Trust

Between 11-13 November Human Dignity Trust and LexisNexis, together with sponsors Amazon Web Services, Freshfields, Hogan Lovells and Osborne Clarke organised ‘

Belize scraps law targeting gay men

10 August 2016   Belize

Small Caribbean state sheds colonial legacy law


A law in Belize that disproportionately affects gay men was today ruled unconstitutional by the

One in four countries still make it illegal to be a lesbian, with numbers on the rise

13 May 2016   Human Dignity Trust

It is illegal to be a lesbian in almost a quarter of all the countries in the world, according to a new report

Historic LGBT rights group victory upheld

16 March 2016   Botswana

The Botswanan LGBT rights organisation, The Lesbians, Gays & Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO), have had their right to freedom of association upheld at the C

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