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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/DNK/CO/6, 7 July 2016: Denmark

B. Positive aspects 3. The Committee welcomes the following legislative and institutional measures taken by the State party: (b) The adoption of Act No. 7522 of 25 June 2014 concerning transgender persons seeking gender identity recognition; (c) The adoption of legislation on same-sex marriage in 2012 and its extension to Greenland in April 2016; C. […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/DNK/CO/6-7, 30 November 2015: Denmark

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Intersex persons 42. While taking note of the information provided by the delegation on the decision-making process related to treatment of intersex children, the Committee remains concerned at reports of unnecessary and irreversible surgery and other medical treatment with lifelong consequences to which intersex children have been subjected […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/DNK/CO/8, 6 March 2015: Denmark

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Disadvantaged groups of women 35. The Committee notes the inadequacy of support services, including for ensuring non-discrimination, for lesbian, bisexual and transgender women. 36. The Committee recommends that the State party consider assessing the difficulties faced by lesbian, bisexual and transgender women with the aim of ensuring that […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/DNK/CO/4, 7 April 2011: Denmark

33. The Committee calls upon the State party to ensure the effective enforcement of protective laws, to undertake studies and launch comprehensive public information campaigns to prevent and combat all forms of discrimination, and to sensitize society to the situation and needs of children within the society and particularly within the family. In this regard, […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, A/HRC/10/44/Add.2, 18 February 2009: Denmark

I. LEGAL FRAMEWORK C. National level 13. Despite the absence of a specific provision, there have been moves by the Ministry of Justice and the legislature towards tightening the legal framework in relation to torture. However, instead of making torture a specific offence, as envisaged by article 4 of the Convention against Torture, the newly […]