12 U.N. Agencies Agree To Steps To End Violence, Discrimination Against LGBTI Individuals
U.N. News Centre: U.N. agencies call for end to violence and discrimination against LGBTI community
“Twelve U.N. agencies today called for an end to violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) adults, adolescents, and children, and set out specific steps to protect these individuals. ‘This is the first time that so many members of the U.N. family have joined forces in defense of the basic rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people,’ said Charles Radcliffe, the chief of global issues for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)…” (9/29).