LGBT rights

LGBTI rights

Violence and discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons and their organisations remain widespread around the world, as does the criminalisation of advocacy for LGBTI rights.

Building on our leading role in developing the Yogyakarta Principles on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, our work with LGBTI rights defenders strengthens international and regional protections against discrimination and supports them in advocating for the implementation of these standards on the ground.

Read more about our impact.