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Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/DOM/CO/6-7, 12 July 2013: Dominican Republic


36. While the Committee notes with appreciation the efforts made by the State party in the health sector by adopting the 10-Year Health Plan 2006-2015, it is concerned about:

(g) Discrimination against lesbian women, as reported to the Committee, which may prevent them from gaining access to sexual and reproductive health services.


37. The Committee recommends that the State party:

(f) Ensure access to sexual and reproductive health by all women, including lesbians, without discrimination and avoiding any form of stigmatization.


Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CEDAW-Dominican Republic-2013-eng