Fear for Life: Violence against Gay Men and Men Perceived as Gay in Senegal

Author: Dipika Nath
Created: 2010
Country USA
Organisation Human Rights Watch
Type pdf
Format pdf
Original Publication
Date 2010
The report looks at arbitrary arrests of gay men and men accused or suspected of being gay. The report considers factors leading to the escalation of such situations, such as religion and the media, and how these institutions help fuel fear – particularly among men – and increase homophobic violence. The report also contemplates the impact of widespread violence against gay men on the delivery of HIV outreach.
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