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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, A/HRC/31/58, 30 December 2015

III. Tackling the demand for the sexual exploitation of children C. Demand for the sexual exploitation of children 45. Racism and discrimination play a central part in certain forms of demand for the sexual exploitation of children. Some offenders, in particular in the context of travel and tourism, target children of a different ethnicity because […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, A/70/222, 31 July 2015

III. Study on the care, recovery and reintegration of child victims of sale and sexual exploitation C. Effects of sexual exploitation on child victims 28. Research shows that girls account for the majority of documented victims of sexual exploitation. However, the fact that boys are also victims cannot be disregarded.[14] Similarly, children who identify as […]

Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, United Nations Basic Principles and Guidelines on Remedies and Procedures on the Right of Anyone Deprived of Their Liberty to Bring Proceedings Before a Court, A/HRC/30/37, 6 July 2015

8. In the present Basic Principles and Guidelines, the terms “everyone”, “anyone” or “any person” denote every human being without discrimination based on race, colour, sex, property, birth, age, national, ethnic or social origin, language, religion, economic condition, political or other opinion, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability or other status, and any ground that […]

Report of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, A/HRC/29/40/Add.3, 17 June 2015: Spain

III. Legislative and institutional frameworks A. Legislative framework 3. Same-sex marriage law 21. Spain adopted the Law on Same-Sex Marriage in 2005, thereby becoming one of the States in the world to have taken this step towards equality. The Constitutional Court upheld the constitutionality of the law in November 2012. D. Stereotypes and the media […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/29/33/Add.1, 1 May 2015: Malaysia

IV. Groups in vulnerable situations A. The right to health of women and girls 1. Sexual and reproductive health and rights 32. However, the Special Rapporteur is concerned that, on the basis of certain restrictive interpretations of religious and cultural values and beliefs which dominate the political discourse and praxis, women and girls do not […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/SWE/CO/5, 30 January 2015: Sweden

II. Follow-up measures taken and progress achieved by the State party 5. The Committee also welcomes the following institutional and policy measures: (c) The long-term strategy to promote equal rights and opportunities regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, of December 2013; III. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. […]