Building inclusive democracies: A guide to strengthening the participation of LGBTI+ persons in political and electoral processes
7 November 2023
Through this groundbreaking research, UNDP offers guidance, practical tools and entry points for promoting human rights, inclusion and greater participation of LGBTI+ persons throughout the electoral cycle and wider political processes. It highlights the need to embrace sexual and gender diversity as a way to build stronger and more inclusive democracies. As a collection of good practices, the publication gathers actions and strategies from a wide range of stakeholders, particularly from the global South, including leaders, political parties, electoral management bodies, civil society organizations, legislators, journalists, election observers and international electoral assistance practitioners. It is designed to be relevant to and offer useful information for all contexts.