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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, CRC/C/ZAF/CO/2, 30 September 2016: South Africa

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 23. The Committee is concerned at the discrimination faced by girls, children living with HIV/AIDS, children with disabilities, indigenous children, stateless children, migrant, asylum-seeking and refugee children, children in street situations, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex children […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/HND/CO/2, 10 August 2016: Honduras

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Violence committed on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity 49. The Committee expresses its concern at the information included in the periodic report about violent deaths of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, in particular the murder of 11 transgender women between 2010 and 2013. According to […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/MNG/CO/2, 9 August 2016: Mongolia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Violence against women and domestic violence 27. While welcoming the forthcoming entry into force on 1 September 2016 of the amended Criminal Code criminalizing domestic violence and other forms of violence against women and girls, including those belonging to sexual minorities, and the revised Law on Combating Domestic […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, A/HRC/33/49, 27 July 2016

I. Introduction 2. Many of the challenges to achieving gender equality in access to water, sanitation and hygiene are well documented: where water is not available in the home, women and girls are primarily responsible for water and hygiene at the household level and bear the greatest burden for collecting water. Other challenges related to […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/KAZ/CO/2, 11 July 2016: Kazakhstan

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Equality and non-discrimination 9. The Committee is concerned that the existing anti-discrimination legal framework does not properly define discrimination or provide for effective remedies to victims of discrimination. It is further concerned about reports of discrimination and violence against persons based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, […]