The Yogyakarta Principles +10


Since the adoption of the Yogyakarta Principles 2006 there have been significant developments in the field of international human rights in the understanding of violations affecting persons of ‘divse sexual oerrientation and gender identities’, as well as a recognition of the often distinct violations affecting persons on the grounds of ‘gender expression’ and ‘sex characteristics’.

The Yogyakarta Principles + 10 supplement the original 29 Yogyakarta Principles through additional principles and states obligations, and provide an authoritative expert exposition of international human rights law as it currently applies to the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics.

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