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Concluding Observations, CRC/C/BRA/CO/2-4, 2 October 2015: Brazil

B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination The Committee is concerned about the structural discrimination against indigenous and Afro-Brazilian children, children with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex children, children in street situations, and children living in rural, remote, and marginalized urban areas, including favelas. The Committee is also seriously concerned […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/ESP/CO/7-8, 24 July 2015: Spain

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Education 26. The Committee is concerned that women and girls continue to choose fields of education that are traditionally female-dominated (only 26.4 per cent of students enrolled in engineering and architecture and 9.8 per cent enrolled in sports studies are women) and that they remain underrepresented in technical […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/VCT/CO/4-8, 24 July 2015: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Violence against women 20.The Committee welcomes the adoption in April 2015 of the Domestic Violence Act, which broadens the definition of domestic violence by including not only physical violence but also sexual, psychological and economic violence. The Committee also notes with appreciation the adoption in 2015 of an […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/NAM/CO/4-5, 24 July 2015: Namibia

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Education 30. The Committee welcomes the revision of the Teenage Pregnancy Policy of 2009 on the prevention and management of pregnancy and the provision of life skills as a subject in schools which, among other things, is focused on the dangers and effects of teenage pregnancy. The Committee […]