Nigeria - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:29 pm on 7th December 2022.

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Photo of Lord Cashman Lord Cashman Non-affiliated 3:29 pm, 7th December 2022

My Lords, the Minister refers to upholding international human rights standards. As has been raised, there is increasing concern about the treatment of women and girls. Will he therefore reassure the House that he will go back to the Nigerian Government and raise this issue of the treatment of women and girls, as well as the discrimination faced by lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and trans people, who indeed face the death penalty?