TAG: gender identity
And finally (not all of them) danced!
Alejandra Sardá-Chandiramani* The 11th AWID International Forum in Cape Town was my third AWID event, as I had previously attended ones in Guadalajara (2002) and Bangkok (2005). On the one hand, it is very difficult to think of these events as interrelated, since the participants (except for a permanent cast that could very well include […]Read more
A call to end all criminal penalties against people because of their sexual orientation or gender identity: A historical victory
By Gloria Careaga* In New York City on December 18th, 2008, 66 UN member states joined together for the first time ever to support a declaration that was presented by Argentina to the General Assembly. The declaration upholds “the principle of non-discrimination, which requires that human rights apply equally to every human being regardless of […]Read more
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Consejo de Derechos Humanos Por Gloria Careaga* Este primer año de trabajo del Consejo de derechos Humanos de la ONU, fue presidido por el embajador mexicano Luis Alfonso de Alba. El Consejo trabajó para alcanzar el acuerdo sobre el texto para realizar la Evaluación Periódica Universal, la revisión del sistema de Procedimientos Especiales, y la […]Read more