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International Human Rights Law & Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Geneva | 2017 | 2 p.
Corporate author: 
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR); United Nations Free & Equal
Region: 
Asia and the Pacific
Global
© Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) & United Nations Free & Equal 2017

What are human rights? What is international human rights law? Is it ever legal to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex people? What are some of the most common forms of human rights violations affecting LGBT people? What have the UN General Assembly and Human Rights Council said on this subject? What practical steps does international law require States to take in order to safeguard the rights of LGBT people?

 

Resource Type: 
Other
Theme: 
Human rights / Human dignity
Inclusive / Diversity
Others
Level of education: 
Non-formal education
Other

Keyword

Human rights; International human rights law; LGBT