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Important statements issued by the @UN “UN experts call on States to act urgently to stop bullying of #LGBT students”

@LGBTCons @LGBTLabour @LGBTLD @LGBTIQAGreens @tes @SchoolsWeek @LGBTedUK @stonewalluk @educationgovuk @gavinwilliamson @AngelaRayner
Statement by @UN Expert @victor_madrigal

“It is deeply disturbing that young people are being subjected to vicious online attacks and hate crimes - often by peers from their own schools – due to their sexual orientation or gender identity” ⤵️
ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/… @CCDHate
Council of Europe SOGI (@LGBTcoe) highlight the URGENT need to address violence based on gender expression and sex characteristics in #schools!

@educationgovuk @tiecampaign @hopenothate @stophateuk @CallHateOut @EducateCelebrat @EHRC @ChildrensComm
The full @UNESCO and Council if Europe (@LGBTcoe) report:
“Safe at school: Education sector responses to violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or sex characteristics in Europe” ⤵️
Key outtakes from @UNESCO & Council of Europe (@LGBTcoe) report...

“In the United Kingdom for example, while 45% of lesbian, gay and bisexual students experience homophobic bullying at school, 64% of transgender students experience transphobic bullying.”
Findings from @UNESCO & Council of Europe (@LGBTcoe) report...

“SOGIESC-based violence is acutely under-reported. For example in the United Kingdom, 45% of LGBT students who are bullied in secondary school never tell anyone.”
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