Global human rights charity ReportOUT, based in Gateshead, North East England, is holding a quiz night later this month to raise vital funds for its work.
A North East based charity is putting communities to the test in a quiz event to raise funds for its work globally on November 28th.
ReportOut, which received charity status last month, is based at the Pride Media Centre in Gateshead, and is committed to providing country profiles from various nations from around the globe, looking in to how each nation behaves in its treatment towards SOGI communities and commenting on how the states effectiveness in adopting and implementing the Yogyakarta Principles, a set of international human rights standards focused on SOGI issues.
The quiz night will take place at The Waiting Rooms, Newcastle from 7pm on Thursday 28th November. Along with the quiz, there’ll also be ‘Rock & Roll Bingo.’
Money raised on the evening will go towards the organisations current ‘OUT in Uganda Project’ working with LGBTQI+ organisations in Uganda who face abuse, harm and death in one of the most homo/bi/transphobic countries in the world.
ReportOUT have teamed up with partners, including; Kuchu Shiners Uganda,Out and Proud Uganda,Let’s Walk Uganda and COSF (Children of the Sun Foundation). The aim of the project is to develop a nation state report on the lived experiences of SOGI people in Uganda, whilst working in partnership with SOGI organisations to develop it.