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United Nations to recognise all same-sex marriages of staffers

Jul 08, 2014    

United Nations The UN will now recognise all same-sex marriages of its staffers across the world as it put in place a new policy aimed at ensuring "greater equality" with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calling for rejection of homophobia.Previously, a staff member's personal status was determined by the laws applicable in their country of nationality.Under the new UN policy on the personal status of same-sex couples, which became effective on June 26, the world body will recognise all same-sex couples married in a country where it is legal, regardless of their nationality."Now, p...

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