African Men for Sexual Health and Rights (AMSHeR)

Advocacy & Visibility Support the emergence of a strong African LGBTI movement and leadership articulating a positive narrative and a coherent response on LGBT human rights issues using national, regional and international mechanisms. Strengthening the Community Develop the institutional capacity of MSM & LGBT organisations; strengthen their access to and engagement with local, regional and global institutions; and enhance communication, knowledge sharing within the AMSHeR Coalition.     Knowledge and Technical Expertise   Provide technical support to national and regional organisations and agencies including policymakers, on issues of sexuality, human rights and health in relation to MSM & LGBT individuals and ensure mainstreaming of these issues in their work. Emergency Response Undertake security risk assessment and planning, and coordinate response to threats against MSM/LGBT individuals, SOGI human rights defenders [HRDs] and organisations at risk. Approach AMSHeR uses a human rights based framework which recognises the universality of human rights and their application, regardless of race, nationality, sexuality, and gender identity.   Programmes   AMSHeR's organisational activities and goals are centred around three primary programmes, each designed to create a more healthy life for MSM/LGBT individuals, free from discrimination, while building up own organisational strengths and assets.    
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Staff at African Men for Sexual Health and Rights (AMSHeR) have experience in

Sectors

  • hiv/aids
  • reproductive health
  • disaster preparation
  • architecture / design
  • vocational training / workforce development

Countries

  • south africa

Skills

  • managerial experience

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Company Offices

  • South Africa (headquarters)
  • Johannesburg
  • 225 Jan Smuts Ave Parktown North/Rosebank