The UNMISS Human Rights Division, which also represents the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in South Sudan, works to promote human rights in the world
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The equality and non-discrimination guarantee provided by international human rights law applies to all people, regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity or
This short infographic video provides and overview of the history of LGBT rights since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly in 1948, and discusses human rights abuses still facing LGBT people. LGBT people continue to face issues including discrimination, brutal violence, torture, kidnapping, and even murder.
Intersights has produced a series of legal manuals which serve as a unique reference for lawyers wishing to familiarise themselves with a given Article of the ECHR. Each manual includes a theoretical part on the standards of the ECHR and a compilation of citations from the case law of the European Court of Human Rights.