The Initiative for Equality Rights [TIERs] a Lagos-based Nigerian organization working to ensure LGBTIQ equality, protection and acceptance, has released e-guides about staying safe and what to do if you’re arrested.
By Mike Daemon
Even though the guide materials are not specifically tailored especially for LGBTIQ persons, they can be very useful for sexual minorities who, due to harsh laws against homosexuality, are frequent victims of human rights violations and homophobic attacks.
Even though recent surveys have shown an increased positive attitudes toward LGBTIQ persons in Nigeria, LGBTIQ citizens are still falling prey to entrapment by criminals who rob and blackmail them almost on a daily basis and, most times, law enforcement officers take part in these crimes.
But thankfully now, the informative guides provided online by TIERs will help anyone including LGBTIQ persons to be security-conscious as well to better understand when their rights have been violated and what to do in such instances.
Download the e-guides below.
To learn more about The Initiatives for Equal Rights [TIERs] click HERE.
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Source: Rights Africa