TITLE

DO ASK, DO TELL: WHERE IS THE PROTECTION AGAINST SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION IN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW?

AUTHOR(S)
BRAUN, KERSTIN
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
American University International Law Review;2014, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p871
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the risks and benefits associated with the adoption of an aspirational statement for improvement of the LGBT people's rights under the international human rights and humanitarian law in the U.S. States. It informs that the aspirational statement focused on the protection against sexual orientation discrimination in international human rights law.
ACCESSION #
97366257

 

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