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Concluding Observations, CAT/C/NOR/CO/6-7, 13 December 2012: Norway

Minorities and other vulnerable groups 21. The Committee notes with concern allegations of cases of ill-treatment, harassment, incitement to violence and hate speech towards minorities and other vulnerable groups in the State party, including persons belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community (art. 16). The Committee recalls that, in the light of […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/NOR/CO/8, 23 March 2012: Norway

33. While noting the elaboration of a bill “prohibiting discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity”, which will be presented to the Parliament in 2013, and the establishment of the national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Knowledge Centre in 2011, the Committee is concerned at the discrimination in the State party against lesbian, […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/NOR/CO/7, 1 August 2007: Norway

31. The Committee is concerned about the lack of a legal framework for de facto unions and the resulting precarious situation in which women in such unions may find themselves when their relationship breaks down and there is a need for a division of property and assets without the benefit of adequate prior contractual agreement. […]