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Implementation of the Report

Effective laws to end HIV and AIDS: Next steps for parliaments

19 February 2014
UNDP has supported the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in the development of a resource, "Effective Laws to End HIV and AIDS: Next Steps for Parliaments". This knowledge product provides examples of selected parliaments that have adopted rights-based laws to…

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Transgenders recognised as third gender [India]

15 April 2014
In a historic judgment, the Supreme Court today held that transgender persons are to be recognised as a third gender and are entitled to the same Constitutional and legal rights as any other citizen. The Court held that Articles 14, 15, 16, 19 and 21 do not…