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A new law, preventing schools from expelling pregnant girls, has begun to positively change perceptions, showing that law and social norms can reinforce each other. However, the intersection between law and culture in Senegal is largely creating rather than removing barriers. The prohibition of abortion and the criminalisation of homosexuality present direct legal barriers to SRH access with a profound impact on the health, safety and lives of young women and LGBT people. Other barriers are created by:
Instituto Peruano de Paternidad Responsible (INPPARES): The Equally Different project aimed at reaching sexually diverse groups through training and awareness-raising of staff and volunteers in services; supporting self-expression and improving communication about sexual diversity by improving the visibility of sexually diverse groups and raising the political profile of LGBTQ issues.