LBGT Rights Around the World

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According to article 16 part 1 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, (First generation of Human Rights) say that:
“1). Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.”

The LGBT community is full of upstanding citizens that deserve right to marry and to found a family without having to face limitations or discrimination in society. This community should be given the same rights that heterosexual couples take for granted. In order implement these rights there are several organizations, for example: The Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights, The Human Rights Council, The Human Rights Watch, and The International Lesbian and Gay Association.

The Human Rights Watch and the Human Rights Council are NGO’s dedicated to look up for the wellbeing of people all over the world and make sure that their rights are not being violated because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Duties of these organizations include documenting human rights violations when their rights are denied. are also responsible of keeping record when thereThese organizations are also responsible to document the denial of family rights and recognition.
The Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is an NGO in charge of working with States, national human rights institutions, and civil society to stop

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