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Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, A/HRC/33/51, 28 July 2016

II. Activities of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances: 16 May 2015 to 18 May 2016

G. Enforced disappearance in the context of migration

(c) Factors that contribute to the enforced disappearances of migrants

(i) Vulnerability and discrimination

65. Finally, migrants are often the object of multiple forms of discrimination based on grounds such as their race, national origin, language, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation etc. Those multiple forms of discrimination may accumulate or intersect to constitute a unique and distinct form of discrimination, or intersectional discrimination (see, for example, E/CN.4/2005/85).

Link to full text of the report: report-wged-2016-eng