Africa: UN Expert Calls for Global Ban On Practices of So-Called ‘Conversion Therapy’

[OHCHR] Geneva — During the past several months, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, collected data on "conversion therapy" practices and testimonies of victims to inform his latest report to the Human Rights Council. From some 130 submissions from States, civil society organisations, faith-based organisations, medical practitioners, and individuals who had been subjected to such practices, he heard conversion is aRead the Original Article