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Video May 12, 2020

Mari Pangestu commemorates the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) 2020

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people are among the most marginalized individuals and groups in countries, often facing discrimination and exclusion. Existing inequalities are only intensifying under COVID-19, making it more difficult for LGBTI people to access essential services they need to prevent an outbreak. Mari Pangestu, World Bank Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, commemorates the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) 2020. In her address, Dr Pangestu highlights the need for a data-driven inclusion agenda.