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Concluding Observations, CAT/C/ARM/CO/4, 5 December 2016: Armenia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Inter-prisoner violence and violence and degrading treatment against homosexual prisoners and sex offenders 31. The Committee is concerned at reports of the high incidence of inter-prisoner violence in penitentiary institutions, including incidents of self-harm, and notes the lack of official statistics in this regard. It notes with concern […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/NAM/CO/2, 1 December 2016: Namibia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Non-refoulement 26. The Committee notes that the bill on prevention and combating of torture provides for the prohibition of refoulement, in accordance with the Convention, and that the delegation gave assurances that no one has been expelled to a country where they risk being subjected to torture. However, […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/KWT/CO/3, 8 July 2016: Kuwait

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Discrimination and violence on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity 12. While the Committee respects the diversity of views on morality held by different cultures, it recalls that State laws and practices must always be subject to the principles of the universality of human rights and […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/CRI/CO/6, 24 March 2016: Costa Rica

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity 11. The Committee notes the various steps taken to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity. It is nevertheless concerned at the lack of a policy that comprehensively addresses this type of discrimination. It is also […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/GMB/CO/4-5, 24 July 2015: Gambia

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Education 32. The Committee commends the State party for achieving gender parity in enrolment in primary education and for setting up a trust fund for girls’ education, but remains concerned about: (e) The lack of adequate gender and age-appropriate sexual and reproductive health rights education in schools; 33. […]

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 […]