This report provides an overview of Georgian law regarding the discrimination against and the violation of human rights for members of the LGBTQ community. The letter is written by the UN’s Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, and assesses the implementation of existing and national and international human rights standards to combat violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. (Links to translations in: Russian, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese).
Pursuant to the law, the Public Defender of Georgia, along with common courts represents a legal mechanism for the protection of equality. People who believe that they were subjected to discrimination on any protected ground in any area of public life, have the opportunity to apply to the court or the Public Defender of Georgia against public agencies and physical or legal entities of private law. (External link hosts an English translation of the law.)