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Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/31/57/Add.4, 29 January 2016: Brazil

IV. Assessment of the situation A. General Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons 32. The Special Rapporteur notes with concern that little data exist on lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in conflict with the law in Brazil. Few people declare themselves as such in prison, the great majority of incidents are not reported […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, A/HRC/31/56, 28 January 2016

IX. Conclusions and recommendations B. Recommendations 6. Cross-cutting concerns 121. Particular attention should also be paid to multiple forms of discrimination, including for minority women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex individuals and communities and youth. Link to full text of the report: Report-SRMinorities-Brazil-2016-eng