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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/POL/CO/7, 31 October 2016: Poland

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Non-discrimination 13. The Committee remains concerned that the Act on Equal Treatment does not afford protection against discrimination in all areas on all the grounds prohibited under the Covenant, including sexual orientation, disability, religion, age and political opinion. The Committee is also concerned that claiming and obtaining compensation […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/CHN/HKG/CO/3, 26 March 2013: Hong Kong, China

23. The Committee is concerned about the absence of legislation explicitly prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and reported discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in the private sector (article 2 and 26). Hong Kong, China should consider enacting legislation that specifically prohibits discrimination on ground of sexual orientation and gender […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/AUT/CO/7-8, 1 March 2013: Austria

Marriage and family life 50. While taking note of the enactment of an Act Governing Registered Partnerships of 2010, which provides for a legal framework for cohabiting couples of the same sex, the Committee notes the lack of an equivalent regulation for couples of the opposite sex, in particular concerning the provision of maintenance and […]

General Recommendation No. 29 on article 16 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, Economic consequences of marriage, family relations and their dissolution, CEDAW/C/GC/29, 26 February 2013

IV. VARIOUS FORMS OF FAMILY 16. General recommendation No. 21, in its paragraph 13, acknowledges that families take many forms and underscores the obligation of equality within the family under all systems, “both at law and in private”. 17. Subsequent statements by other entities in the United Nations system confirm this understanding that “the concept […]