Human rights project continues in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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This month professors Laura Ferguson and Sofia Gruskin traveled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to conduct key informant interviews with a wide range of stakeholders, including NGO representatives, parliamentarians, religious leaders and more as part of GHHR’s ongoing project with the United Nations Development Programme. This work builds on the mid-term evaluation of the project “Strengthening Regional and National Legislative Environments to Support the Human Rights of LGBT People and Women and Girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa,” carried out earlier this year. The interviews are part of a larger case study that also encompasses a review of project documentation. The aims of the case study are to assess interim project successes and process-oriented gains, alongside ultimate higher-level indicators and legal change; and to document lessons learned and good practices.

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