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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/29/33/Add.1, 1 May 2015: Malaysia

IV. Groups in vulnerable situations A. The right to health of women and girls 1. Sexual and reproductive health and rights 32. However, the Special Rapporteur is concerned that, on the basis of certain restrictive interpretations of religious and cultural values and beliefs which dominate the political discourse and praxis, women and girls do not […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/MWI/CO/1/Add.1, 23 July 2014: Malawi

National human rights institution 6. The Committee is concerned that the Malawi Human Rights Commission does not function fully independently and is not yet adequately funded. The reluctance of the Commission to engage in issues related to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons is also a source of concern for the […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/NZL/CO/7, 27 July 2012: New Zealand

34. The Committee commends the State party for its advocacy on the protection of women’s sexual and reproductive health rights and prevention of maternal mortality. The Committee notes with concern, however, the convoluted abortion laws which require women to get certificates from two certified consultants before an abortion can be performed, thus making women dependent […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/20/15/Add.2, 4 June 2012: Viet Nam

V. PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF HIV/AIDS 43. Problems of data collection and intervention design are exacerbated by the stigmatization of vulnerable groups. The Commission on AIDS in Asia confirmed that the HIV epidemic in Asia is largely driven by vulnerable groups, including female sex workers (FSWs), injecting drug users (IDUs) and men who have sex […]