– 29th-31st August 2019, Berlin, The Wyndham Garden Berlin Mitte Hotel –
The speech will provide a snapshot of those crimes committed against people, whether male or female, because of their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. Since then, crimes and gross human rights violations against LGBTI people have been recorded worldwide, anytime.
I will analyze the issue from the international and national perspectives because the vulnerabilities are compounded by a severe lack of systematic legal protection, monitoring, documentation, data collection and accountability in the International Criminal Law (ICL) system and from the wider international community.
Crimes motivated by a bias toward gender identity are a global pandemic in contemporary society. In particular, sexual and gender-based crimes (GBC) have been rising in the past few years. GBC are those crimes committed against persons, whether male or female, because of their biological sex or social gender roles.