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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Multiple discrimination

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, A/HRC/26/28/Add.2, 20 June 2014: Moldova

V. Situation of groups particularly vulnerable to poverty A. Women and girls 24. Although the Constitution and legal framework of the Republic of Moldova include extensive guarantees of women’s rights, many women face significant challenges, including lack of access to decent work, unequal remuneration, lack of representation at the political and decision-making levels, exposure to […]

Report of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, A/HRC/26/39/Add.2, 12 June 2014: China

VII. Women facing multiple forms of discrimination D. Lesbian, bisexual and transgender women 77. The Working Group is concerned that lesbian, bisexual and transgender women in China are subject to multiple forms of discrimination and violence in educational establishments, workplaces and the family. According to the results of a survey in 2009, over a third […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, A/HRC/26/38, 28 May 2014

III. Twenty years of developments within the United Nations and a reflection on the continuing challenges[1] B. Commission on the Status of Women 18. The CSW session in 2013 was challenging, with strong pressure from some States to prevent the inclusion of language referring to sexual orientation, gender identity or intimate partner violence, and contestation […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, A/HRC/26/50, 10 April 2014

II. Extremist political parties, movements and groups, including neo-Nazis, skinhead groups and similar extremist ideological movements, particularly in the context of the current economic crisis B. The persistence of persecution, racial violence and xenophobic crimes against vulnerable groups 10. Indeed, an increase in incidents involving racist violence perpetrated by extremist movements and groups, including neo-Nazis, […]

Report of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, A/HRC/26/39, 1 April 2014

III. Thematic analysis: eliminating discrimination against women in economic and social life with a focus on economic crisis B. Current state of legislation, structural and cultural barriers and Accountability[4] 8. Intersectionality and poverty 24. Although women at all economic levels, in high-, middle- and low-income countries, suffer from discrimination, they have primary responsibility for the […]

General Recommendation No. 30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations, CEDAW/C/GC/30, 1 November 2013

5. Displacement, refugees and asylum seekers (arts. 1-3 and 15) 57. The Committee recommends that States parties: (b) Address the specific risks and particular needs of different groups of internally displaced and refugee women who are subjected to multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination, including women with disabilities, older women, girls, widows, women who head […]