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Iran (Islamic Republic of)

JoopeA

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An organization devoted to LGBTI rights
Founded in 2011/09/01

Globe Member of ILGA since 2013


Contact

Address: #9, 43, Ashrafi st. Niruy-e-Daryaee st.
Tehran 1676878491
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Email
Website:    http://joopea.com 


Works

Works on :
  • Local level
  • National level
  • International level
Works for :
  • Gay community
  • Lesbian community
  • Bisexual community
  • Trans community
  • Intersex community

Arts, culture, history and pride

Use of media and the internet
International Day Against Homophobia
Trans day
Women’s day

LGBTI Education/Awareness

Raising awareness through mass media
Teaching LGBT rights in schools

LGBTI Families /Parenting

Legal recognition of parental role of a non biological parent
LGBT families

Health

HIV/AIDS &STDs
World AIDS Day
Sexual and reproductive health

Laws and leadership

Gender identity
Anti discrimination law (gender identity) in employment
Anti discrimination law (gender identity) in social services
Human rights
Freedom of expression
Freedom of association
Global human rights agreements
LGBTI movement (community organizing & leadership)
Regional human rights agreements
Laws and human rights
Regional reviews
Sexual orientation
Anti discrimination law (sexual orientation) in employment
Anti discrimination law (sexual orientation) in social services

Religion & social institutions

Gender identity
Gay or lesbian (ability to serve)
Trans individuals (ability to serve)
Religion
Homosexuality and Islam
Homosexuality within a religious/ ethical framework
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The LGBT community in Iran has suffered and been through a lot, especially in the long years after the 1979 revolution. The main oppression they suffered from was the lack of information and awareness of their own real situation, which has resulted in their intense frustration, imposed marriages, and finally their psychological torment. JoopeA is a project with the purpose of affecting and causing the implementation of human rights. Freedom of expression and opinion, and the freedom to have access to information focused on Sexual Rights and LGBTQ Rights are possible in a virtual space through this website. In the long run, this project hopes to provide the aforementioned rights and all other rights in the universal declarations of human rights, not just in a virtual space but in real life.
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