|Costumed members of Blue Diamond Society, a society of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 11, 2014. Hundreds of LGBT activists and tourists participated in the parade demanding equal rights in society. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA|
KATHMANDU (AFP) - Nepal should legalise same-sex marriage, a committee charged with implementing a Supreme Court order to improve the country's gay rights record has said.
|UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at a lecture on 'India and the United Nations in a Changing World' in New Delhi, India, January 12, 2015. Mr Ban is in India to attend an investment conference and is scheduled to meet top Indian politicians. Photo: EPA|
NEW DELHI (AFP) - United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has accused India of fomenting intolerance with its ban on gay sex amid uproar over a ruling party minister's plans to make homosexuals "normal".