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A LGBTIQ+ lens is needed for all humanitarian and development work, not only areas such sexual health and protection. Good to see @USAID expanding the envelope, hoping more donors will communicate raised expectations for their implementing partners + fund projects accordingly. https://t.co/rl5JvyERRl
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USAID Education @USAIDEducation
October is #LGBTQI+ History Month! During the month, @USAID is commemorating the history and achievements of LGBTQI+ people. Learn more about integrating LGBTQI+ considerations into education programming here: https://t.co/OL0GZAPS55 https://t.co/CLMKK8B234

Localisation in the humanitarian sector, ironically, often seems to be a conversation between global north organisations. What could it be instead? https://t.co/RJRLpHKrLh

There is a growing intersex rights movement. Humanitarian + development orgs need to get to know the I in LGBTIQ+. Read the Darlington Statement, register for @intersexaus webinar on 26 Oct, + support orgs like @IntersexAsia + IHRA on #GiveOutDay

https://t.co/3f7e9scXds https://t.co/Cp6LhCzEuX
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#DRR day is a great day to read @unwomenasia + @sogiesc's The Only Way Is Up on addressing diverse SOGIESC (LGBTIQ+) exclusion in disasters and crises. And for committing your organisation to benchmark its current level of inclusion using our new tool! https://t.co/28EM20G9aR https://t.co/lvX8bJJzvi sogiesc photo

#DayOfTheGirl for all girls. Include lesbian, bisexual, intersex, trans + queer girls in technology-driven futures, in SRHR education that supports their choices + safety, in online spaces free of violence and stigma, and in a world in which they can be themselves. https://t.co/Jc74CNRwZw
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UN Special Procedures @UN_SPExperts
Girls who do not conform to gender stereotypes – incl. lesbian, bisexual & trans girls – are particularly vulnerable to violence and discrimination, @victor_madrigal says. Ahead of the #DayOfTheGirl the expert calls for inclusive & comprehensive sexuality education. #EndViolence https://t.co/047HD37hpG

Today (Oct 11) is Coming Out Day. Amid celebrations of lives openly lived, many people live in circumstances where coming out is not an option (or not a priority). https://t.co/vZ6KdIGzcB has resources for humanitarian + dev orgs to reduce stigma + include us https://t.co/e4FYTD2CV2 sogiesc photo

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