We can take action in our own daily lives, to uphold the rights that protect us all and thereby promote the kinship of all human beings.

We monitor their policies and call them out if they fall short.

The group is currently co-chaired by Argentina and The Netherlands. The first day featured expert LGBTI panelists on topics such as rights of intersex people; gender identity and expression; and civil society access to UN systems. The payment processor is PCI compliant which ensures that your information is being handled in accordance with industry security standards. UN LGBTI Core Group retreat. 2016| Each of us can stand up. (Photo Credit: OutRight).

To learn more about the ICC petition, watch the event held at CUNY Law School just before the petition was submitted: Prosecuting ISIS Crimes against Women and LGBTIQ Persons. Additionally, all 10 hostile amendments aimed at weakening the mandate were defeated. Founded in 1983, the public school offers full and part-time programs. As part of their campaign, MADRE, OutRight, and CUNY Law have launched a new Crimes Against Humanity Toolkit that provides activists with concrete ways to make their voices heard before the deadline. (Photo credit: OutRight). In a move that could further restrict Iran's access to humanitarian goods such as food and medicine at a time when the country is being ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration on Thursday imposed punishing new sanctions on the Iranian financial sector reportedly at the behest of warmongers in the Republican Party, Israeli officials, and hawkish U.S. advocacy … Panic prevails. I will raise my voice. The fourth and final report of the ILC Rapporteur for the crimes against humanity draft convention was released in April 2019 and recommended removing the opaque definition of gender that was copied from the 1998 Rome Statute. Report of the Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: TBA The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is a major annual event in which Member States come together at UN headquarters to review global progress toward reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – a set of goals agreed by Member States to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people are able to reach their potential (also known as the 2030 Agenda). A new convention on crimes against humanity (CAH) is in its final draft stages — and recently hit a new milestone. Nearly 600 organizations and academics representing over 100 countries signed an open letter to the ILC. More importantly, we have real-world conflict situations, including ones involving militias like ISIS, where women, men and youth, including LGBTIQ persons, are being persecuted because of their gender.

Sahar Moazami, smoazami@outrightinternational.org, Published on July 25, 2019       | OutRight Action International an LGBT human rights organization. Many of us are fearful about the way the world is heading. And together, we can take a stand for more humanity. We work on LGBTIQ advocacy and research in six regions of the world. Based on the great feedback from last year, this year, the UN LGBTI Core Group once again opened up the first day of the program to other like-minded countries and potential allies which resulted in attendance by a total of 35 UN Member States. Since its formation nearly twenty years ago, its understanding of gender-based persecution has never been tested, largely due to its opaque definition in the Rome Statute. UN GA High Level Meeting Week: September 24 - September 30 Website by, OutRight Now: OutSummit – A Human Rights Day Conference for Global LGBTIQ Activism, Expanding Work Tackling Gender-Based Violence in the Caribbean, OutRight TV: Organizational Sustainability: OutRight COVID-19 Grant Recipient, OutRight is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Sexual violence affects every demographic and every community – including LGBTQ people. I will uphold your rights even when I disagree with you, When anyone’s human rights are denied, everyone's rights are undermined, so I will.

2010| The purpose of this event was to increase LGBTIQ visibility by ensuring that the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia is marked at the UN, as well as providing a broad overview of the legal and policy landscape in terms of LGBTI equality. By Reiner Fuellmich Global Research, October 05, 2020 Millions of people around the World are victims of the fear campaign.

2013| It replaced it with a definition gender which affirms that discrimination and persecution based on gender includes discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics, thus ensuring that, when adopted, LGBTIQ people will be covered by the treaty’s provisions.