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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Right to health

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/29/33, 2 April 2015

III. Overview of the work of the mandate (2003–2014) 26. Previous mandate holders have also looked into the negative impact of the criminalization of consensual same-sex conduct, of sexual orientation and gender identity, of sex work and of HIV transmission (see A/HRC/14/20). Such work has shown that punitive policies and criminalization are not effective and […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/MWI/CO/1/Add.1, 23 July 2014: Malawi

National human rights institution 6. The Committee is concerned that the Malawi Human Rights Commission does not function fully independently and is not yet adequately funded. The reluctance of the Commission to engage in issues related to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons is also a source of concern for the […]