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Region and country Archives: Paraguay

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/32/32/Add.1, 24 May 2016: Paraguay

III. Right to health of key populations and groups 27. The lack of essential services in deprived neighbourhoods and in rural and remote areas of the country disproportionally affects groups in situations of poverty and peasant and indigenous communities. Certain key populations and specific groups face serious challenges in realizing their right to health, including […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/PRY/CO/3, 26 March 2013: Paraguay

9. The Committee regrets that the State party has not yet adopted the bill submitted to the Senate in May 2007 to outlaw all forms of discrimination, since stereotyping, discrimination and marginalization are still prevalent and are especially detrimental to women, persons with disabilities, indigenous people, people of African descent, and lesbians, gays, bisexuals and […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, A/HRC/20/25/Add.2, 3 April 2012: Paraguay

IV. PERSONAS VULNERABLES A LA EXTREMA POBREZA I. Personas lesbianas, gais, bisexuales, transgénero e intersex 95. En Paraguay, las personas lesbianas, gais, bisexuales, transgénero e intersex (LGBTI) se encuentran ante una situación de enorme discriminación e inseguridad, frente a abusos de autoridades publicas y privadas ante una total inacción del Estado. A pesar de que […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, A/HRC/19/60/Add.1, 26 January 2012: Paraguay

V. MANDATE-RELATED ISSUES A. General observations on the human rights situation 21. Although the Special Rapporteur generally noticed a strong human rights commitment in the State and society, virtually all interlocutors from Government and civil society agreed that many challenges remain to be addressed. A major problem broadly affecting the situation of human rights in […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/PRY/CO/4-6, 14 December 2011: Paraguay

Conditions of detention and use of pretrial detention 19. The Committee is concerned about the habitual and widespread use of pretrial detention, which may undermine the right to presumption of innocence, rather than non- custodial measures. The Committee is also concerned by the failure to respect the maximum legal period for pretrial detention and by […]