Tag Archive | SOGI

Report on the #RENEWIESOGI Process is here

Report on the #RENEWIESOGI Process is here

In July 2019, States voted to renew the mandate of the United Nations Independent Expert , focusing on the protection against violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and gender identity (SOGI) for a further three years. It was a historic victory for LGBT communities, and for human rights for all: following the call from […]

HRW: LGBTI people should be protected from violence and discrimination

HRW: LGBTI people should be protected from violence and discrimination

Human Rights Watch have welcomed the first report of the Independent Expert on SOGI-related violence and discrimination. They state: “We recognize that some States opposed creation of the mandate, but are encouraged that it was reaffirmed by the General Assembly with support from all UN regional groups. We hope that all can stand united in […]

Trans Meeting With UN Independent Expert On SOGI

Trans Meeting With UN Independent Expert On SOGI

Trans activists from 5 continents met with the newly-appointed UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (IE SOGI), Dr. Vitit Muntarbhorn, on recently in Geneva, Switzerland to bring special attention to the issues facing trans and gender diverse people and communities around the world. This was a historic meeting. It was the first […]