March 17, 2016

Georgia: Protect Rights of LGBTI People (UA 61/16)


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The bill which would amend the Constitution introducing a definition of marriage as a union exclusively between a man and a woman, received the endorsement of the Parliament’s Human Rights and Civil Integration Committee on 5 May. Now the bill has to go through other committee hearings after which it will be voted by the parliament.
 
1) Please write immediately in Georgian, English or your own language:
  • Calling on the Georgian authorities to stop the bill aimed at restricting the constitutional definition of marriage as this would effectively discriminate against same-sex partners;
  • Urging the Georgian authorities to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of all people in Georgia regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
 
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.
 
3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact!
  • EITHER send a short email to uan@aiusa.org with “UA 61/16” in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent,
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.