Unión Dominicana de Comunidades (UNIDCOM) – Breaking the Stigma and Discrimination

Date grant awarded: January 10, 2019

Breaking the Stigma and Discrimination project is working to mitigate discrimination based on sexual orientation, identity and gender expression within the LGBTI community in the Dominican Republic. They make visible the violations of human rights that often affect this base population, and collaborate with the formation of vulnerable groups.

The group carries out training courses in the field of human rights of the educators and target population, serving as multipliers and replicating this information to other people in different vulnerable groups of the LGBT population, with special emphasis on the trans population that is the most discriminated according to studies shared by the Observatory of human rights of vulnerable groups.