417 NGOs support SOGIEI statement to Human Rights Council

Danish Sheikh delivers the statement on SOGIEI at HRC29
Danish Sheikh delivers the statement on SOGIEI at HRC29

Allied Rainbow Communities International joined 417 NGOs from 105 countries to send a strong message to the United Nations (UN) to address discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or intersex status (SOGIEI). ARC International was one of13 co-sponsoring NGOs of the statement delivered by Danish Sheikh at the 29th UN Human Rights Council on 29 June 2015.

The statement welcomed the resolution passed in September and recent report of the OHCHR. It noted however that violations on the basis of SOGII are systemic and require systemic responses. 

Read the full statement and  the list of signatories here. (aussi en Français; tambien en español)

You can watch the video here.