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United Nations addresses the human rights of intersex persons in ground-breaking resolution

The Human Rights Council adopted its first-ever intersex resolution, addressing discrimination, violence, and harmful practices against persons with innate variations in sex characteristics
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(video) LGBTI issues at the 55th UN Human Rights Council

How will LGBTI human rights and SOGIESC issues be addressed during the HRC55? Hear more from ILGA World
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“Time to step up efforts” for intersex p…

October 2023 has marked yet another milestone in how international bodies are looking at the human rights…
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HRC54 Side Event | Human rights of intersex persons: mapping good practices and addressing the gaps

During this event, speakers will provide information on the developments of human rights violations, protections, and progress related to intersex persons
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HRC54 Side Event: Gender-based persecution of LGBTI persons in Iran and around the world

Marking the one-year anniversary of the crackdown against nationwide protests in Iran, this event aims to highlight the findings of a research report.
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Trans activists at the United Nations ra…

UN Trans Advocacy Week 2023 concludes after bringing 14 trans activists to the United Nations on the…
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HRC 53 Side event: Advancing the human rights of trans persons at the United Nations

UN Member States have been vocal about the further need to protect and fulfill the human rights of trans persons.
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HRC 53 Side event: Autonomy v/s Protectionism: Critical Considerations for the Human Rights Council 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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United Nations: 28 States call for legal gender recognition based on self-identification

For the first time at the United Nations, a cross-regional group of 28 countries has called for laws and policies that allow legal gender recognition based on self-identification.
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