Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/BFA/CO/1, 11 July 2016: Burkina Faso
C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations
Discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity
13. The Committee is concerned about the stereotyping of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender persons, and about reports of discriminatory acts and hate speech aimed at them, including by politicians. It also notes with concern the absence of legislation expressly prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity (arts. 2 and 26).
14. The State party should organize awareness campaigns and redouble its efforts to combat and condemn stereotyping, hate speech and violence in relation to homosexuality, bisexuality or transsexuality. It should also review its legislation to ensure that discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity is prohibited.
Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Burkina Faso-2016-eng