Demanding access to justice — Spearheading the establishment of the Coalition of Lawyers for Human Rights in Nigeria

03 December 2019

Punitive legal environments—coupled with stigma and discrimination and violence—continue to undermine efforts to end the aids epidemic. In Nigeria, UNAIDS mobilized lawyers, civil society organizations and people living with and at risk of HIV in order to form the Coalition of Lawyers for Human Rights. This coalition provides legal advice and representation to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people, people living with hiv, sex workers and people who inject drugs. Read other documents in the UNAIDS in Focus series