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Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/CHL/CO/5-6, 12 November 2012: Chile

Definition of equality and non-discrimination 10. While noting that the new anti-discrimination legislation includes the prohibition of discrimination based on sex, gender identity and sexual orientation, the Committee remains concerned that the State party failed to incorporate, in this legislation, a comprehensive definition of discrimination against women in accordance with article 1 of the Convention, […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/BRA/CO/7, 23 March 2012: Brazil

B. Positive Aspects 7. The Committee notes the role of the Supreme Court in guaranteeing the rights of men and women in the implementation of the Maria da Penha Law and on its decision on equal rights and obligations for same-sex couples. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CEDAW-Brazil-2012-eng

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, A/HRC/14/22, 23 April 2010

III. REPERATIONS FOR WOMEN SUBJECTED TO VIOLENCE B. Reparations for women subjected to violence in countries coming out of widespread conflict or authoritarian repression 2. Substantive considerations: understanding harm to women (a) Gender violence and the definition of victims 44. The current explicit inclusion of sexual violence in many reparations programmes is a victory against […]

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, CEDAW/C/NOR/CO/7, 1 August 2007: Norway

31. The Committee is concerned about the lack of a legal framework for de facto unions and the resulting precarious situation in which women in such unions may find themselves when their relationship breaks down and there is a need for a division of property and assets without the benefit of adequate prior contractual agreement. […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/EST/CO/4, 24 July 2007: Estonia

30. The Committee is concerned that a minor between 15 and 18 years of age may legally marry. The Committee is concerned about the lack of information on the impact on women of the proposed new Family Law Act, which changes the marital property regime. The Committee is further concerned about the lack of legal […]