Promoting Empowerment Through Awareness for Les-Bi Women (PETAL), Belize City, Belize

PETAL works to achieve social, economic and gender justice for all women in Belize especially les/bi women through advocacy and empowerment. It is currently engaged in a sole project to address human rights, stigma and discrimination by providing a forum to promote conversations with les/bi women to increase their awareness of their rights as well as provide opportunities to share their experiences around stigma and discrimination.

Topics that have been covered in these conversations include:

  • Gender-based violence
  • Healthy relationships
  • Psycho-social support for women
  • Legal issues impacting women in Belize.