• Protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

Report to the United Nations General Assembly July 28, 2020

In the present report, the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, discusses the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) and gender-diverse persons, communities and/or populations. The Independent Expert analyses the impact of the pandemic on social exclusion and violence and the interaction with institutional drivers of stigma and discrimination. He also analyses measures adopted in the context of the pandemic aimed at persecuting LGBT and gender-diverse persons or with indirect or unintended discriminatory effects and identifies good practice. http://www.soginursing.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/UN-Human-Rights-report-full-2020-Impact-COVID19-on-LGBTQ-A_75_258_E.pdf

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