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Despite Covid-19 disruptions, UN bodies keep issuing ground-breaking decisions affecting LGBTI persons

ILGA World releases research into the past three years of the UN Treaty Bodies: references to SOGIESC issues at record-high in 2022, following two years of reduced activities due to the pandemic

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Advancing LGBTI rights during and after the pandemic: UN Treaty Bodies Annual Reports 2020, 2021, 2022

The event "Advancing LGBTI Rights During and After the Pandemic" is the launch event for the UN Treaty Body Annual Reports 2020, 2021, 2022

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HRC 53 side event: Advancing the human rights of trans persons at the United Nations

This side event will offer the space for stakeholders to share their lessons learned and advocacy strategies tackling multidimensional and intersectional discrimination as well as forms of violence against trans communities across the world.

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HRC 53 side event: Autonomy v/s protectionism: critical considerations for the HRC on sexuality and gender

This event will discuss protectionism views women, girls, and other marginalised individuals as inherently vulnerable and in need of state and patriarchal protection.

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HRC53 side event: Seven years of the mandate of the UN Independent Expert on SOGI

Join us on Wednesday, 21 June 2023 to look at the past years of collective work to combat violence and discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity

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HRC 53 side event - The Ugandan Anti-homosexuality Act: An unprecedented tool of repression

This side event will explore how Ugandan authorities and lawmakers have been persecuting LGBTIQ+ individuals just for being who they are and adopted a number of laws to criminalise them

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HRC53 side event: Marking the 25th anniversary of the UN Declaration on human rights defenders

The last 25 years have seen significant developments in international law and standards on the role, recognition and protection of human rights defenders.

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ILGA World joins organisations worldwide calling for “No place for anti-trans agendas in the UN”

No place for anti-trans agendas in the UN: we invite our member organisations to speak up, and to sign on the letter before 19 June 2023

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Info Note on UN Special Procedures (June 2023): Calls for input and upcoming country visits

This is the 67th monthly info note by ILGA World on UN Special Procedures and sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC)

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Colonialism and its impact on LGBT persons: contribute to a joint report

The Independent Expert on SOGI opened a call for submissions for his upcoming report: here's how to contribute to it, together

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