Charles Radcliffe

UN Gender Focus: LGBT, drug dependency and women's health

New Independent Expert on LGBT issues a "huge development"

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New Independent Expert on LGBT issues a “huge development”

Activists are hailing the appointment of a UN Independent Expert on the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people as a milestone.

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“Huge numbers” of LGBTI people killed and injured around world

“Huge numbers” of violent hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and intersex people take place around the world, and official statistics are “probably just the tip of the iceberg.”

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UN Gender Focus: women police in UN missions, an interactive map and South Sudan women

Women police in UN missions, sometimes “just better communicators”

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UN Gender Focus: FGM, World Radio Day and LGBT equality stamps

Malian singer could not find “place in society” following genital cutting

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A UN “world first” as special stamps are issued supporting LGBT rights

The UN’s become the first institution ever to issue a special collection of stamps in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.

That’s according to the head of global issues at the UN Human Rights Office.

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Progress made on LGBT issues, but still more to be done in coming year

Progress has been made on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, but more work remains to be done in the coming year.

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