AMSHeR promotes non-discrimination through advocacy and visibility, strengthening communities, providing knowledge and technical support to groups and individuals in Africa, as well as undertaking emergency response to threats against MSM/LGBT individuals, SOGI human rights defenders and organisations at risk.

AMSHeR is a non-profit organisation, with members across the African continent that focuses on the 4 main drivers of humanity around the world.

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 Our Community

Develop the institutional capacity of MSM & LGBT organizations; strengthen their access to and engagement with local, regional and global institutions; and enhance communication, knowledge sharing within the AMSHeR Coalition.

Knowledge & Technical Expertise

Provide technical support to national and regional organizations 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 organizations at risk.

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