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Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/GEO/CO/4-5, 24 July 2014: Georgia

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Disadvantaged groups of women 34. The Committee is concerned about the: (e) Physical violence and harassment faced by lesbian, bisexual and transsexual women and restrictions on obtaining identity documents for transgender persons. 35. The Committee calls upon the State party: (e) To take measures to address violence against […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/NPL/CO/2, 26 March 2014: Nepal

B. Positive aspects 3. The Committee welcomes the following legislative and institutional steps taken by the State party: (a) The signing of the Comprehensive Peace Accord in 2006; (b) The adoption of the interim Constitution in 2007; (c) The introduction of a third gender in various official documents, including citizenship certificates, pursuant to the Supreme […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/CRI/CO/5-6, 2 August 2011: Costa Rica

40. The Committee takes note of the establishment of regulations aiming to respect the identity of transgender women in the identity photograph cards issued by the Civil Registry Office. However, it expresses its concern about discrimination in the State party against lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex women in access to education, employment and health-care services. […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/GBR/CO/6, 30 July 2008: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

5. The Committee welcomes the adoption of the Civil Partnership Act 2004, the Gender Recognition Act 2004, the Equality Act 2006 and the Sex Discrimination (amendment of Legislation) Regulations 2008. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-HRC-United Kingdom-2008-eng

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/IRL/CO/3, 30 July 2008: Ireland

8. The Committee, while noting with satisfaction the State party’s intention to adopt legislation on a civil partnership bill, expresses its concern that no provisions regarding taxation and social welfare are proposed at present. It is furthermore concerned that the State party has not recognized a change of gender by transgender persons by permitting birth […]