In honor of Pride Month, CPD highlights articles examining connections between LGBTQ communities, global LGBTQ rights and public diplomacy.
Many experts assert that we are living in a post-fact environment, in which truth is obscured by divisive political agendas.
Women’s March Los Angeles was among dozens of similar events nationwide and in California, including in Riverside and Santa Ana the day after Trump took the oath of office. The local protests were coordinated in unity with a massive march on Washington, D.C., where organizers there said they would “send a bold message to our new administration on their first day in office and to the world that women’s rights are human rights.”
In addition to being the world’s leading donor of humanitarian aid, we have worked to ensure the rights of conflict victims – including women and girls, the elderly, the disabled, minorities, and LGBTI persons – are respected. We have also backed efforts to use both humanitarian and development resources to help societies that host large numbers of refugees so their citizens do not suffer from overburdened hospitals and overcrowded classroom
Chile passed Latin America's first LGBT anti-discrimination law in 2012, but how has it fared in terms of social progess?
The United States will continue its assertive support for fundamental rights and will hold this UN body to the highest standards -- standards rooted in the bedrock values of our nation and the belief that international peace, security, and prosperity are strengthened when human rights and fundamental freedoms are respected and protected.
The British Council India has come up with initiatives to launch new digital platforms under their campaign 'UK-India Year of Culture' with the aim to connect with the digital generation youngsters of India and UK culturally. [...] "We want to connect with the 4G generation who would like to travel with us digitally. Smart phones help connect with the younger generation and is one way to strengthen the cultural exchange between India and UK."
PD News headlines focused on the role of public diplomacy in empowering vulnerable populations.