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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/32/33, 4 April 2016

III. Obligations of States regarding sport and healthy lifestyles and the right to health Respect 16. The obligation to respect the right to health by refraining from denying or limiting access to health services and by abstaining from enforcing discriminatory practices as a State policy extends to participation in sport and physical activity. All people […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/KEN/CO/3-5, 29 January 2016: Kenya

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. Civil rights and freedoms (arts. 7, 8 and 13-17) Birth registration and nationality 29. The Committee welcomes the adoption of the Citizenship and Immigration Act (2011) which provides for Kenyan nationality for all children born in the State party and recognizes the equal right of women and […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/IRL/CO/3-4, 29 January 2016: Ireland

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 27. The Committee is concerned about the structural discrimination against Traveller and Roma children and their families, including alleged impunity for publicly expressed discriminatory remarks by public representatives. The Committee takes note of the explanation by the State […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/FRA/CO/5, 29 January 2016: France

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 23. The Committee welcomes the efforts made by the State party to combat discrimination. The Committee is concerned, however, about the persistence of discrimination on the grounds of sex, gender identity, disability, national origin, social and economic origin […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/AUT/CO/6, 1 December 2015: Austria

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Intersex persons 44. The Committee appreciates the assurances provided by the delegation that surgical interventions on intersex children are carried out only when necessary, following medical and psychological opinions. It remains concerned, however, about reports of cases of unnecessary surgery and other medical treatment with lifelong consequences to […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/DNK/CO/6-7, 30 November 2015: Denmark

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Intersex persons 42. While taking note of the information provided by the delegation on the decision-making process related to treatment of intersex children, the Committee remains concerned at reports of unnecessary and irreversible surgery and other medical treatment with lifelong consequences to which intersex children have been subjected […]