The Rights of LGBTI Children under the Convention on the Rights of the Child

  title={The Rights of LGBTI Children under the Convention on the Rights of the Child},
  author={Kirsten Sandberg},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Human Rights},
  pages={337 - 352}
  • K. Sandberg
  • Published 2 October 2015
  • Sociology
  • Nordic Journal of Human Rights
ABSTRACT UN treaty bodies have increasingly highlighted the need to end discrimination and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) persons. While these recommendations are relevant to children, they take on an adult's perspective and therefore fail to take particular regard to how the situation for children may differ from that of adults. This article provides a children's perspective on LGBTI rights. It presents and discusses relevant articles of the… 

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