Emmanuel Israel Chinecherem is a dedicated health and rights activist, passionate about promoting access to healthcare and gender equality for sexual and gender minorities (SGM).

As a Program Officer for Happiest Ones Health Support and Rights Initiative, he empowers individuals by promoting healthcare access in key population communities, raising awareness, challenging stereotypes, and advocating for policy changes towards a more inclusive society. He also advocates for the legal protection of SGM’s sexual and human rights.

He holds certificates in HIV Testing Services (HTS) from Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA), Campaigns Communication, Media Advocacy, and is pursuing his national diploma.

Emmanuel is aware of the challenges and disparities faced by SGM and believes in raising awareness and advocating for their rights and well-being.

His dream is to strive for a future where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.