Tag: Human Rights Council

SOGIESC issues in the 44th Human Rights Council session

SOGIESC issues in the 44th Human Rights Council session

August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

The agenda of the Human Rights Council’s 44th session (June – July 2020) included many SOGI[1] issues.   During this session, the Independent Expert on SOGI presented his report on “conversion therapy” as part of an interactive dialogue. 6Rang and many other LGBTI organisations provided input for this publication. These organisations also emphasised how harmful […]

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NGOs request the renewal of UN Special Rapporteur on Iran

NGOs request the renewal of UN Special Rapporteur on Iran

June 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organizations, urge your government to support resolution A/HRC/43/L.8 on human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran renewing the mandate of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran during the 43rd session […]

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187 organisations urge states to protect LGBTI rights affected by COVID-19 pandemic

187 organisations urge states to protect LGBTI rights affected by COVID-19 pandemic

June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

As reported by ILGA World: In line with the call to action signed by 96 human rights experts, organisations working for the protection of the human rights of persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) globally have urged States and stakeholders to ensure that this public health emergency will neither […]

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