The Yogyakarta Principles

Die englische Originalfassung der Yogyakarta Principles sowie die Übersetzungen in den anderen Amtssprachen der Vereinten Nationen finden Sie unter

The YP plus 10 was adopted on 10 November, 2017 to supplement the Yogyakarta Principles. The YP plus 10 document emerged from the intersection of the developments in international human rights law with the emerging understanding of violations suffered by persons on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity and the recognition of the distinct and intersectional grounds of gender expression and sex characteristics.


See also our blog article “Human Rights for All? Not Yet - The Yogyakarta Principles need an intersex update”. The article presents the results of two workshops “Yogyakarta Principles and Beyond”, held by Dr. Dan Christian Ghattas from OII Europe following an invitation of Hirschfeld-Eddy-Foundation in 2015 as part of the Crossings & Alliances series of events.




10 years ago, in response to well-documented patterns of abuse towards LGBTI individuals, a distinguished group of international human rights experts met in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, to outline a set of international principles relating to sexual orientation and gender identity. The result was the Yogyakarta Principles