Tag: LGBTI children

Confessing to having same-sex relations is the new norm for military service exemptions in Iran

Confessing to having same-sex relations is the new norm for military service exemptions in Iran

May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

  6Rang, 20 May 2016: In Iran, the exemption of young gay individuals from compulsory military service comes at the cost of revealing the most intimate details of their sexual life at the disposal of law enforcement; while same-sex relations is illegal and punishable by up to one hundred lashes or even the death penalty. […]

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Iranian Government evades the UN questions on LGBTI children

Iranian Government evades the UN questions on LGBTI children

January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

  6Rang, 19 January 2016 – For the first time, the Committee on the Rights of the Child questioned the Iranian government about the human rights of LGBTI children. The committee completed two sessions of review on the situation of children in Iran in Geneva last week. The Iranian delegates evaded many questions during the two […]

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The Situation of LGBT Children in Iran

The Situation of LGBT Children in Iran

June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

This report was written by the Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network (6Rang) for the occasion of the third periodic review of the Islamic Republic of Iran by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. The submission focuses on human rights abuses suffered by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adolescents in Iran, which […]

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