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LGBTI Rights in United Nations


ADDED ON: 06/16/2019

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert

In a statement issued ahead of presenting his latest report to the Human Rights Council later this month, Victor Madrigal-Borloz urged States to collect more data in an effort to understand the…

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ADDED ON: 05/29/2019

World Health Organization removes “gender identity disorder” from list of mental illnesses

The World Health Organization (WHO) will remove "gender identity disorder" from its global manual of diagnoses — a major win for transgender rights. The change was announced last summer, but a resolution…

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ADDED ON: 01/03/2019

Cambodian President Makes Pioneering Pledge to LGBTI Community and HIV Treatment & Prevention

Cambodia is considered one of the more progressive countries when it comes to LGBT rights. The Office of the High Commissioner of United Nations Human Rights said in a statement that “the Royal Government of…

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