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Study: LGBT Issues receive 6% of global human rights funding

This is the first data-based study of global human rights grantmaking. As with any quantitative study, it is important to understand what this is and what this is not.

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11th July 2013 15:49

Alessia Valenza

According to a report released this month, LGBT issues received 6 percent of all human rights funding globally. The report analyzed 12,000 human rights grants from 703 funders to more than 6,800 organizations worldwide. The report identified 1.2 Billion dollars in human rights grantmaking worldwide by private foundations, $72.6 million of which was sent to organizations and projects advocating for the human rights of LGBT people.

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