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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Equality before the law

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/DNK/CO/8, 6 March 2015: Denmark

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Disadvantaged groups of women 35. The Committee notes the inadequacy of support services, including for ensuring non-discrimination, for lesbian, bisexual and transgender women. 36. The Committee recommends that the State party consider assessing the difficulties faced by lesbian, bisexual and transgender women with the aim of ensuring that […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/PER/CO/5, 27 March 2013: Peru

8.The Committee is concerned at reports of discrimination and acts of violence suffered by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity (arts. 2, 3, 6, 7 and 26). The State party should state clearly and officially that it does not tolerate any form of social […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/MDV/CO/1, 31 August 2012: Maldives

8. The Committee is concerned that the State party is not fully respecting the rights of non-discrimination and privacy. In particular, it is concerned about discrimination against people on the basis of their sexual orientation as well as the social stigmatization and social exclusion of these groups. While the Committee observes the diversity of morality […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, A/HRC/20/25/Add.2, 3 April 2012: Paraguay

IV. PERSONAS VULNERABLES A LA EXTREMA POBREZA I. Personas lesbianas, gais, bisexuales, transgénero e intersex 95. En Paraguay, las personas lesbianas, gais, bisexuales, transgénero e intersex (LGBTI) se encuentran ante una situación de enorme discriminación e inseguridad, frente a abusos de autoridades publicas y privadas ante una total inacción del Estado. A pesar de que […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/CZE/CO/5, 10 November 2010: Czech Republic

7. The Committee further welcomes the adoption and implementation, since the consideration of the last report, of several laws aimed at eliminating discrimination and violence against women, including: The Act on Equal Treatment and Legal Means of Protection against Discrimination and on the Amendment to Certain Laws (“Anti-discrimination Act”, 2009), which prohibits discrimination on grounds […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/4/19/Add.1, June 5, 2007: Germany

66. According to the information received, on 1 January 2006, the Ministry of the Interior of Baden-Württemberg introduced a questionnaire directed principally at Muslims who want to obtain German citizenship. They are required to fill out a 30- question questionnaire concerning a number of issues, including attitudes towards equality between men and women, homosexuality and […]