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Concluding Observations, CRC/C/NZL/CO/5, 30 September 2016: New Zealand

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 15. The Committee recalls its previous recommendation (CRC/C/NZL/CO/3-4, para. 25) and recommends that the State party ensure full protection against discrimination on any ground, including by: (b) Strengthening its measures to combat negative attitudes among the public and […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/HND/CO/2, 10 August 2016: Honduras

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Violence committed on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity 49. The Committee expresses its concern at the information included in the periodic report about violent deaths of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, in particular the murder of 11 transgender women between 2010 and 2013. According to […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/MNG/CO/2, 9 August 2016: Mongolia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Violence against women and domestic violence 27. While welcoming the forthcoming entry into force on 1 September 2016 of the amended Criminal Code criminalizing domestic violence and other forms of violence against women and girls, including those belonging to sexual minorities, and the revised Law on Combating Domestic […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/KAZ/CO/2, 11 July 2016: Kazakhstan

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Equality and non-discrimination 9. The Committee is concerned that the existing anti-discrimination legal framework does not properly define discrimination or provide for effective remedies to victims of discrimination. It is further concerned about reports of discrimination and violence against persons based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, […]