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Social Inclusion & Development

On Monday, LGBT rights organizations kicked off PRiDE JA 2015, Jamaica’s first ever gay pride week. For a country that TIME magazine once called “the most homophobic place on earth,”  the event is testament  to a slowly improving climate for an often persecuted LGBT community.

Understanding the needs of Afro-descendant and Indigenous peoples starts with asking the right questions.
Pushing for more
The Advocate
Freedom Fighter
Reaching into her past
Parliamentarian and Cabinet Minister
Champion of Justice
As a black trans woman in Brazil, Alessandra Ramos fights discrimination on two fronts

Will Francis be willing to extend his more liberal discourse on economics and the environment into contentious social issues like gay rights and abortion? The outcome of his trips to Bolivia and Ecuador, earlier this week, and a visit to Paraguay, now underway, may help answer those questions.

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