On January 11, 2005, Illinois became the 15th US state to amend its state human rights statute to bar discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in housing, employment and public accommodations.
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Deadline Extended- Stop Gambia's Homophobic Bill (UA 226/14)
The Gambian President is currently reviewing an amendment to the Criminal Code which will further discriminate against Gambians merely on the basis of their real or perceived sexual orientation.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.