During HRC35, we held a side event on “Extra judicial violence and killings based on SOGI: A multi-sectoral analysis and response”. The panel contributed to analyze the ways in which sexuality and gender interact with violations of rights to live free from violence, torture, and deprivation of life.
A Success in 2016: The First UN Independent Expert on SOGIOne positive outcome for the LGBT struggle in 2016 was the victory in the battle to protect the first UN mandate on addressing violence and discrimination on grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.
New report finds that the UPR holds significant promise for LGBTI communitiesWe are pleased to announce the launch of the joint report by ARC International in collaboration with IBAHRI and ILGA.
United Nations Makes History on Sexual Orientation and Gender IdentityThe UN Human Rights Council establishes a SOGI Independent Expert.
We are delighted to share what the ARC team has been doing during recent months. We started 2017 planning our work for the year and beyond. We also participated in several meetings with partners and with the new UN Independent Expert on SOGI, we delivered speeches and trainings, and actively engaged in sessions of the HRC and CSW.
ARC’s statement on cultural rights during the Interactive Dialogue on the Report of the Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights.
Report on Istanbul International Dialogue on the intersections of culture/tradition with human rights related to gender and sexuality
Activists met in Istanbul to join the International Dialogue. Read full summary report and evaluation of the Dialogue here.