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  • UN Chief Alarmed by Nigeria's New Anti-Gay Law

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is alarmed by reports of the arrest and torture of individuals in northern Nigeria believed to be homosexual and strongly hopes that the constitutionality of the country's new anti-gay law will be reviewed.

  • UN Panel: Russia Should Annul Gay 'Propaganda' Law

    GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. committee on children’s rights urged Russia on Wednesday to repeal its law banning pro-gay ‘‘propaganda’’ that could be accessible to minors, arguing that the legislation encourages discrimination and even violence.

  • UN Population Chief: Sex Rights Still Contentious

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    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The world has changed dramatically since the U.N. population conference in Cairo in 1994 but the U.N. population chief says many issues remain as contentious as they were 20 years ago, including sexual rights, abortion, sex education, lesbian and gay rights, and child marriage.