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Society for Equal Health & Rights (SEQHER)

Nigeria, Nigeria
Joined September 2023

SEQHER addresses the systematic gaps to foster inclusive and just society. Our main user beneficiaries are LGBTIQA+, sex workers, persons who use drugs, physically challenged LGBTIQA+ persons.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Community Organizing, Community Paralegals, Disability Rights, Education, Gender-based violence, Health, HIV/Aids, LGBTQI+ Rights, Livelihoods, Policy Advocacy, Women's Rights

Society for Equal Health & Rights (SEQHER) is a non-governmental organization that is sensitive to the plight of inequality in our society and working effortlessly to address the systematic gaps to foster an inclusive and just society. SEQHER has four strategic goals that drive and shape the work we do, namely: LGBTIQ+ community strengthening, economic empowerment of the marginalized and    vulnerable groups, change-driven advocacy, positive living and good mental state of the LGBTIQ+ individuals. SEQHER is flexible to the implementation of the fundamental needs, that are ordinarily not easily attained by the marginalized groups in the society such as humanitarian services. However, SEQHER is a LGBTIQ+ led organization which aims to ensure coequal rights in the society, mostly for the LGBTIQ+, including the physically challenged LGBTIQ+ person’s, with a strategic approach in reaching the targeted population and meeting the objectives and goals of the organization.

Our Mission is to advance a better world by closing the gaps of inequality through education, economic empowerment, social justice, health and wellbeing, gender equality, food security, inclusivity and cultural connections.

Our Vision is to lead a society where equality thrives.

The work we do are as follows: Income generating and empowerment activities, gender and human rights programming, GBV intervention services, safe accommodation for vulnerable LGBTIQ+, fostering the visibility and inclusivity of the LGBTIQ+ community through advocacy, campaigning and lobbying, sexual and reproductive Health Rights, mental health promotion, self & collective care, education and capacity building, civic engagement and inclusion, leadership development and movement building & awareness raising, strategic Interventions: Epidemic Control and Management.