Asia and Pacific LGBTI advocates call for human rights for all

A landmark regional dialogue convened by the United Nations Development Programme this week in Bangkok provided a unique platform for advancing rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people. 

Some 200 participants from over 30 countries gathered for the three-day Dialogue on LGBTI Human Rights and Health in Asia-Pacific, including civil society, people living with disabilities, government and human rights experts, the private sector, and development partners.

“Equal rights are not special rights. The UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights promised a world that is just and inclusive of all, including LGBTI people,” said Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator. Read More