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Southern Africa: LGBT People

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 170424, tabled on 4 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Trade on LGBT rights in (a) Botswana, (b) Namibia and (c) Swaziland.

Answered on

10 September 2018

Our High Commissions regularly raise LGBT rights with Eswatini, Namibia and Botswana as part of our human rights agenda. The Prime Minister championed LGBT rights at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM) in April 2018, which was attended by Botswana, Namibia and Eswatini.

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