Civicus is a global alliance of civil society organisations and activists dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society throughout the world.

hate crimes working group

The HCWG is a multi-sectoral network of civil society organisations set up to spearhead advocacy and reform initiatives pertaining to hate crimes in South Africa and the region. Members of the network work in diverse sectors, namely in LGBTI rights, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers rights; gender-based entities and broader human rights organisations. They all share a common concern about the impact of hate crimes in South Africa from the perspective of the victims or from a legal, service provision, research-based or advocacy perspective.

ILGA World

ILGA World – the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association – is a worldwide federation of more than 1,700 organisations from over 160 countries and territories campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex human rights.


The Pan Africa ILGA is the African region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Association (ILGA). It gathers over 150 organisations throughout the Region working for human rights and equality for LGBTIQ+ people.