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“Time to step up efforts” for intersex people, the UN hears

October 2023 has marked yet another milestone in how international bodies are looking at the human rights of persons with diverse sex characteristics

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HRC54 side event | Human rights of intersex persons: mapping good practices and addressing the gaps

Join us on Thursday, 5 October 2023, for an event addressing developments of human rights violations, protections, and progress related to intersex persons at the global and regional levels

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HRC54 side event: Gender-based persecution of LGBTI persons in Iran and around the world

Join us for an event providing a legal analysis of the crimes taking place against LGBTI people, and looking at the applicability of the framework of the crime of gender persecution

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(video) LGBTI issues at the 54th UN Human Rights Council

How will LGBTI human rights and SOGIESC issues be addressed during HRC54? Hear more from ILGA World

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Trans activists at the United Nations raise their voices against the anti-rights pushback

UN Trans Advocacy Week 2023 concludes after bringing 14 trans activists to the United Nations on the occasion of the Human Rights Council

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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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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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United Nations: 28 States call for legal gender recognition based on self-identification

“Without the full realisation of the right to bodily autonomy, the health, lives, human rights and well-being of all women and girls are on the line”, 65 civil society organisations tell the UN Human Rights Council

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