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LGBT Rights

In many Commonwealth countries LGBT citizens face persecution and discrimination on the basis of their sexuality and gender identity. The Royal Commonwealth Society seeks to build broad consensus within the Commonwealth for advancing the equal enjoyment of rights by all Commonwealth citizens.

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The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy

The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy is an initiative designed to create a network of forest conservation projects throughout the 52 nations of the Commonwealth, preserving all types of natural forest and indigenous vegetation for future generations.

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UK-India Visa Campaign

The Royal Commonwealth Society has launched a new campaign following its report of July 2016, A Passage from India In partnership with tourism and business organisations, it highlights the wealth of opportunities for Britain and India in making some simple changes to visa policy.

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Child Marriage

Child, early and forced marriage affects every region of the Commonwealth, with the highest rates recorded across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. The practice affects girls’ rights to health, education, equality, non-discrimination and a life free from violence and exploitation. The RCS has been working to end child marriage in the Commonwealth since 2010.
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