International LGBTI activists assemble in Montevideo for Equal Rights Coalition launch

Around the world, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people face discrimination, violence and serious threats to basic human rights. LGBTI activists work with governments through various fora to address these issues, including through the Human Rights Council and other multilateral mechanisms. Recently, Latin American countries headed a ground breaking resolution for the first UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Human Rights Council.

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