The Arab foundation for freedoms and equality
Type of organisation: Local civil society organisation
Goal/Objective: The Mission of the foundation is to encourage and support body, gender and sexual rights activists in the Middle East and North Africa in their work by building their capacities, funding the activists to organise and providing emergency support to activists when needed.
Area of focus: Gender Equity, LGBTIQ
Sector of intervention: Legal support, Social development
Approach: Research & documentation, Capacity building & Trainings, Human rights & protection
AFE supports grassroots activist groups and organizations (Regional Partners) that are working on a wide range of initiatives including human rights , gender and sexual and sexual health.
(1) Gender and sexuality resource center (2) KOHL: Journal on gender and sexuality (3) Security and protection program (4) Emergency response (5) Capacity building program (6) M-Coalition: regional network on HIV/AIDS and Men who have sex with Men (7) Documentation of human rights abuse against LGBT individuals
Partnerships/Part of local, regional, and/or international network:
- Regional Network on HIV/AIDS and MSN - Dignity for all: international emergency response for LGBT human rights defender - Global LGBT forum - AWID - FRIDA - CSBR: Coalition ofSexual and bodily right in Muslim societies
Funding structure: International funds and grants