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Luxembourg’s Minister for Family and Integration, Corinne Cahen, signed the IDAHO declaration on 17 May 2016

Published Tuesday May 17 2016

Luxembourg’s Minister for Family and Integration, Corinne Cahen, signed the IDAHO (International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia) declaration of intent, with an aim to ending discrimination and violence towards the LGBTI (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and Intersex) community, on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

By signing, Luxembourg has committed to ensuring measures be implemented to combat the discrimination. An excerpt from the Declaration reads:

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. All human beings have the right to exercise all human rights fully, regardless of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.” (Declaration of 10 May 2016)

Luxembourg became the eighteenth country to sign the declaration, joining Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden, Albania, Iceland, Montenegro and Norway.

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