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International Women’s Rights Network AWID marks IDAHOT 2016


In commemoration of IDAHOT AWID invited a range of trans and intersex activists to reflect on the importance of cross-movement building for the advancement of rights. From organisers: While some progress has been made in recent years in recognizing trans and intersex persons’ rights, such as the Gender Identity Law passed in Argentina in 2012, there have also been strong setbacks like …

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International Organisation for Migrants marks IDAHOT 2016

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Communiqué from IOM Switzerland – Today, 17 May, marks the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). This day is a reminder of the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, including migrants, around the world. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and …

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