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A Recap of the 2017 Edition of “Human Rights, Sexuality and the Law”

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) held the 2017 edition of their annual symposium titled “Human Rights, Sexuality and the Law” and The Rustin Times was a media partner for the event. The symposium is aimed at creating a platform for public discussion and engagement around sexuality and rights.

This edition hosted by Arit Okpo brought together human rights activists, social commentators, mental health advocate among others and focused on religion, culture and its influence on the fundamental rights of sexual minorities in Nigeria. The conversation also extended  to the mental health of sexual minorities and issues surrounding freedom of expression as a fundamental human need.

 

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