LGBTI

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‘Climate of intimidation’ exists in Chechnya, fact-finding mission concludes

The Russian government has “not lived up to its responsibilities” to address the “grave situation” in Chechnya, a new report says.
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The pride of the LGBTQ community [video]

Learn why Americans and millions around the world celebrate LGBTQ Pride during the month of June.
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Celebrate diversity with this free poster

Diversity enriches society in many ways. This free poster pays tribute to the importance of diversity in the workplace, school and other areas.
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June 28: Perspectives on ending violent crimes against the LGBTI community...

On Wednesday, June 28, law enforcement experts and LGBTI advocates will join a Pride Month webchat to discuss strategies to prevent violent crimes.
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LGBTI rights: ‘Dignity and equality for all persons’

Check out which countries have advanced the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.
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Pride 2017 in photos: The worldwide LGBTI community celebrates

Check out some events in the month-long celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) rights.
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Verified human rights data is at your fingertips

With the online Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, you can conduct your own investigation into issues and countries of your choice.
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How human rights diplomacy turns into real change

“Human rights” can sound like an abstraction, but the work governments do to protect human rights can make the difference between life and death.
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Democracy for All

In celebration of Human Rights Week, four top diplomats of the U.S. Department of State will participate in a live, interactive webchat.