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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/31/55/Add.1, 22 February 2016: Ukraine

461. JAL 16/10/2015 Case no: UKR 5/2015 State reply: none to date Physical assault of and threats against defender of rights of LGBTI persons, Mr. Nick Carter. 463. The Special Rapporteur expresses his concern in relation to the threats to and harassment of defenders of LGBTI persons rights in Ukraine, as per the communication sent […]

Report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, A/HRC/30/43/Add.2, 11 August 2015: Austria

IV. Independent Expert’s main findings A. Discrimination 18. The Ombud for Equal Treatment is an independent State agency that consists of three individuals, one of whom deals specifically with discrimination on the grounds of age. Its mandate, however, is limited to the area of employment and occupation. Irrespective of a person’s race, ethnic origin, religion, […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/KHM/CO/2, 31 March 2015: Cambodia

Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity 9. The Committee is also concerned about reports of discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, in particular in employment and health-care settings. It notes with concern the lack of legislation expressly prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/KGZ/CO/4, 6 March 2015: Kyrgyzstan

C. Principle (sic) areas of concern and recommendations Definition of discrimination against women and discriminatory laws 9. The Committee notes the adoption of a new Constitution by the State party in 2010 and of the Law on State Guarantees of Equal Rights and Opportunities for Men and Women, of 2008, which provides a definition of […]

Report of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, A/69/318, 15 August 2014

17. The Working Group found that despite Government commitment and initiatives in the area of law and policy, the dismantling of racial discrimination remained slow. Afro-Brazilians constituted more than half of the population, yet they were underrepresented and invisible in the major power structures, the media and the private sector. Institutional racism, discrimination and xenophobia […]