Entry #13792: LGBT employment discrimination in North Korea

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RegionNorth Korea
IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start Date(unknown)
End Date(none)
DescriptionBecause sexual orientation as a concept does not appear in North Korea law, there is no legal prohibition of discrimination by state and non-state actors based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.
Sourceshttps://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/north-korea/
https://ilga.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/ILGA_World_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_report_global_legislation_overview_update_December_2020.pdf


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Original entry
StatusNo protections
Start Date(unknown)
End Date(none)
DescriptionBecause sexual orientation as a concept does not appear in North Korea law, there is no legal prohibition of discrimination by state and non-state actors based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.
Sourceshttps://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/north-korea/ https://ilga.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/ILGA_World_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_report_global_legislation_overview_update_December_2020.pdf