Group 3: Gender Identities

Background Paper: Gender Identities

Background Paper Abstract: In 2011, the United Nations (“UN”) began a much-needed global conversation by reporting violations of the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (“LGBTI”) individuals.1 This report reflects the rapid development of international law regarding the rights of LGBTI people over the past decade.2 Conversations between advocates, lawmakers,...

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