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Where do each of the G20 countries stand on LGBT rights?

in WORLD, 13/09/2013

Today 20 of the world’s leading economies meet to discuss issues of global importance, the G20 summit is to take place in Russia which has found itself at the centre of an international storm of controversy over its law which bans the promotion of “non traditional” relationships.

With the Winter Sochi Olympics taking place in Russia early next year many activist are calling upon world leaders to raise the issue of Russia’s anti-gay laws with President Vladimir Putin.

On Tuesday it was confirmed by the Foreign Office that David Cameron will raise the issue of the Russian law banning the promotion of “non-traditional relationships”, with Russian President Vladimir Putin, when he travels to St Petersburg for the G20.

Below PinkNews outlines the records of the G20 countries when it comes to LGBT rights.

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