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Concluding Observations, CAT/C/FRA/CO/7, 4 May 2016: France

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Intersex persons 34. The Committee is concerned about reports of unnecessary and sometimes irreversible surgical procedures performed on intersex children without their informed consent or that of their relatives and without their having all possible options always explained to them. It is also concerned that these procedures, which […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/FRA/CO/5, 29 January 2016: France

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 23. The Committee welcomes the efforts made by the State party to combat discrimination. The Committee is concerned, however, about the persistence of discrimination on the grounds of sex, gender identity, disability, national origin, social and economic origin […]

ICJ condemns Paris attacks

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) deplores the devastating criminal attacks carried out in Paris on 13 November, leading to the loss of at least 129 lives and many serious injuries. The ICJ extends its condolences to the victims and their families. (more…)

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