European Union reiterates support for LGBTQI groups in Ghana

European Union reiterates support for LGBTQI groups in Ghana
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The European Union (EU) has confirmed it participated in the opening of a new office space for a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender, and Queer Intersex (LGBTQI) rights group in Accra, reiterating its support for similar organisations.

The group, LGBT+ Rights Ghana on January 31, 2021, hosted a fundraiser to officially introduce and promote its office and community space.

In attendance at the fundraiser were some invited guests including the Australian High Commissioner, His Excellency Gregory Andrews, the Danish Ambassador, His Excellency Tom Nørring, and some delegates from the EU.

In a post on Facebook, the EU in Ghana posted: "A couple of weeks ago the EU in Ghana participated in the opening of the new community space of the @LGBTRightsGhana. Equality, tolerance, and respect for each other are core values of the EU. The EU supports civil society organisations promoting #LGBTIQ rights