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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Right to health

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/GBR/CO/5, 3 June 2016: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 21.The Committee is concerned that: (c) Many children in certain groups, including Roma, gypsy and traveller children, children of other ethnic minorities, children with disabilities, children in care, migrant, asylum-seeking and refugee children and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/32/32/Add.1, 24 May 2016: Paraguay

III. Right to health of key populations and groups 27. The lack of essential services in deprived neighbourhoods and in rural and remote areas of the country disproportionally affects groups in situations of poverty and peasant and indigenous communities. Certain key populations and specific groups face serious challenges in realizing their right to health, including […]

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

II. Understanding adolescence and its implications for the right to health A. A period of transition 12. The transition towards adulthood is characterized by the changing nature of relationships. Across cultures, adolescents begin to attach far greater significance to and are increasingly influenced by their peer group and less by family and caregivers.[14] Adolescents also […]

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 […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/31/57/Add.4, 29 January 2016: Brazil

IV. Assessment of the situation A. General Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons 32. The Special Rapporteur notes with concern that little data exist on lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in conflict with the law in Brazil. Few people declare themselves as such in prison, the great majority of incidents are not reported […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/29/33/Add.1, 1 May 2015: Malaysia

IV. Groups in vulnerable situations A. The right to health of women and girls 1. Sexual and reproductive health and rights 32. However, the Special Rapporteur is concerned that, on the basis of certain restrictive interpretations of religious and cultural values and beliefs which dominate the political discourse and praxis, women and girls do not […]