They say that same-sex relationships and transgender identities go against their culture, religious beliefs or traditional values. My answer is that human rights are universal.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on what she tells representatives of governments that have not recognized LGBT rights.
More than 76 countries still criminalize consensual adult same-sex relationships.
At a UNGA meeting, ministers of various countries signed a declaration committing to protect LGBT rights and counter homophobic attitudes.