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France: Conservatives protest bill allowing IVF for lesbians

Some shouting “Liberty, Equality, Paternity” — a play on the national French motto — marchers argued that the bill deprives children of the right to a father.

Independent Expert on SOGI issues: Report on Socio-cultural and Economic Inclusion

Discriminatory laws and socio-cultural norms continue to marginalize and exclude lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse persons from education, health care, housing, employment and occupation, and other sectors.

India: One year after freedom: How are LGBTs faring today, since Section 377 was struck down by the Supreme Court?

The question that i am asked most frequently is: “The law has changed – but will society change?” My answer is – society changes because LGBT people are changing and gaining the confidence to live the lives they dreamt of.

Switzerland: Yes to marriage for all, but no to sperm donation for lesbians

Organizations call for the introduction of dual parentage from birth and access to sperm donation for homosexual parents. But the commission of the National which planchait Friday on this question rejected this second request.

France: Conservatives Mobilize After French Gov’t Proposes State-Funded IVF for Same-Sex Couples

A proposal to provide state-funded in-vitro fertilization treatment for lesbian couples and single mothers is being welcomed by LGBT groups, but conservatives are vowing to take to the streets in opposition.

South Africa: Strategic Pathways to Inclusion and Rights for LGBTI People in Sub-Saharan Africa

In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. The agenda includes a “pledge that no one will be left behind” and commitments to prioritize the poorest and most marginalized.