The Other Foundation: International Parents Groups Convening

South Africa, 18th September 2017

The Other Foundation grouped activists and organisations working with parents of LGBTI people in a two days "International Parents Groups Convening". Diksha Purmessur from the Young Queer Alliance was hosted by The Other Foundation to participate at the convening.

International Parents Groups Convening 2Photo courtsey: The Other Foundation 

International Parents Groups Convening 3Photo courtsey: The Other Foundation

The convening was an opportunity for activists to share their works and experiences with regards to equality and social inclusion. Groups from as far as India and China have participated along with those from Southern Africa.

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Photo: Diksha Purmessur (far left) from the Young Queer Alliance with participants at the convening

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  • Eric Whitaker (U.S. Department of State)

    I find the youngsters of Young Queer Alliance very creative and I welcome this shelter project in Mauritius. Congratulations for this beautiful project that I will surely narrate at Washington. 

  • Saarvesh Doorjean (Peer Outreach, YQA)

    I am so proud of us. I have learnt many things and got to know many people working with the Young Queer Alliance. A big thank you and the team at YQA.

  • Aldo Dell'Ariccia (European Union)

    I took the opportunity to comment the initiative of the Young Queer Alliance for launching a national campaign theme "Equality for All", and thank the members of the association for their determination and dynamism.

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