TITLE

CAUSE OF ACTION: USING INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW TO ADVANCE GAY RIGHTS

AUTHOR(S)
Madson, Nathan; Odegard, Jenny
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
National Lawyers Guild Review;Summer2013, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses possible application of international human rights laws in advancing equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community. It explores adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly which aims to guarantee one's right to life and freedom. It also addresses the establishment of the Human Rights Committee by the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
ACCESSION #
92611701

 

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