BIENNIAL HIGH-LEVEL PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE QUESTION OF THE DEATH PENALTY
To date, 6 UN member States have laws that impose the death penalty for consensual same-sex sexual acts. In other 5, the law can be interpreted as imposing such punishment.
We addressed this issue at the United Nations during the 52nd UN Human Rights Council, pointing out that The death penalty continues to be used to punish consensual same-sex sexual acts between adults". "We strongly oppose the application of the death penalty in any circumstance,” we concluded.
INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE ISSUE OF HUMAN RIGHTS OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO THE ENJOYMENT OF A SAFE, CLEAN, HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT
During the 52nd UN Human Rights Council, we addressed how LGBTI+ communities face an increasing environmental burden due to the high levels of discrimination in housing, health, and employment systems, which limits their capacity to respond properly to the environmental crisis.
INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
During the 52nd UN Human Rights Council, we raised awareness of the structural forms of violence amounting to torture and ill-treatment threatening the rights, security, and lives of LGBTI persons - especially trans individuals.