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Primark donates £20,000 to ILGA World for Pride Month

Tom Shearsmith
11 June 2020

Primark is continuing its' partnership with ILGA World, supporting its work as an international advocate for LGBTQ+ rights in over 150 countries.

This year, Primark has confirmed it will be donating £20,000 to ILGA World, which will be used in their work to advance equality worldwide.

ILGA World is the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association. It is the world federation of national and local organisations dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people across the globe.

It speaks and lobbies on behalf of more than 1,600 member organisations from 164 countries and territories globally. ILGA World’s mission is to help fight for those who face discrimination on the grounds of their sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics.

Primark have currently made no announcement regarding their annual release of a Pride Collection, with stores across the UK remaining closed until Monday 15 June 2020.

Last year Primark donated £150,000 to ILGA World.

LGBTQ+ persons around the world are facing particular difficulties in these COVID‐19 times alongside the struggle experienced by the whole planet.

LGBTQ+ rights organisations, like many others, are losing staff and funding as world economies suffer in the aftermath of global shutdowns.

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