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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/31/55, 1 February 2016

III. Conceptualizing protection practices A. Background 27. Some activists face greater and more specific risks than others (see A/HRC/16/44, A/HRC/19/55 and A/70/217, paras. 61-77). Defenders who challenge social and cultural norms, do not fit stereotypes and prescribed roles, or who challenge power structures in society – such as defenders of sexual orientation and gender identity […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/31/57/Add.4, 29 January 2016: Brazil

IV. Assessment of the situation A. General Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons 32. The Special Rapporteur notes with concern that little data exist on lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in conflict with the law in Brazil. Few people declare themselves as such in prison, the great majority of incidents are not reported […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/IRL/CO/3-4, 29 January 2016: Ireland

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 27. The Committee is concerned about the structural discrimination against Traveller and Roma children and their families, including alleged impunity for publicly expressed discriminatory remarks by public representatives. The Committee takes note of the explanation by the State […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/HTI/CO/2-3, 29 January 2016: Haiti

IV. Main areas of concern and recommendations A. General measures of implementation (arts. 4, 42 and 44 (6)) Cooperation with civil society 18. The Committee, while noting certain initiatives taken by the State party, including through the efforts made by the Working Group on Child Protection, remains concerned that the State party has not developed […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/FRA/CO/5, 29 January 2016: France

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 23. The Committee welcomes the efforts made by the State party to combat discrimination. The Committee is concerned, however, about the persistence of discrimination on the grounds of sex, gender identity, disability, national origin, social and economic origin […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/CHN-MAC/CO/5, 3 December 2015: China (Macao)

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Domestic and gender-based violence 24. While the Committee notes with appreciation that Macao, China, has elaborated a draft law on the prevention of domestic violence, it is concerned that the current scope of the draft is not extended to all individuals in an intimate relationship regardless of their […]