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Fokeerbux Najeeb Ahmad

Fokeerbux Najeeb Ahmad

Country: Republic of Mauritius
Pronoun: N/A, He, Him
Najeeb, is the founder of Young Queer Alliance (YQA) and has experience working with LGBT youth since 2011. Najeeb previously held positions of responsibility in various organisations such as the Rivière-du-Rempart Youth Centre Advisory Committee, the Youth Action Movement, the Organisation Miss-Roi D’Été, Association VISA-G, Collectif Arc-en-Ciel, We Help You and Jeunesse Militante. Upon recommendation by the Prime Minister’s Office (National AIDS Secretariat), in 2014, Najeeb became a certified trainer for the Pan African Comprehensive Sexuality Education through Save the Children International. Najeeb is the current chairperson of the African Queer Youth Initiative and is also a Steering Committee member of MPact – Global Action for Gay Men’s Health and Rights – formerly MSMGF. Najeeb concurrently serves on the Mauritius Country Coordinating Mechanism against HIV committee as firm representative of Gay and Bisexual Men since 2018. Recently, Najeeb has been nominated to serve in the Community, Rights and Gender Advisory Group of the Global Fund against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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