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Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty, A/HRC/32/31/Add.1, 8 April 2016: Chile

III. Main findings C. Discrimination, poverty and inequality 35. In 2012, Chile adopted the new Anti-Discrimination Act (Act No. 20,609). That law had been proposed in Congress years earlier, but was effectively stalled until a 24-year-old gay man Daniel Zamudio was beaten to death in Santiago. Public outcry and international criticism after the killing of […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, A/HRC/31/54, 30 December 2015

V. Homelessness and marginalized groups 39. Discrimination is both a cause and a consequence of homelessness. Those who face discrimination on the grounds of race, ethnicity, place of origin, socioeconomic status, family status, gender, mental or physical disability, health condition, sexual orientation and/or gender identity and age are more likely to become homeless and, once […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, A/70/270, 4 August 2015

III. An urban rights agenda: five key areas C. Persons and groups in vulnerable situations 49. In some situations, children and youth, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex youth, and women can be vulnerable to violence, requiring access to safe housing and basic services if they are to thrive in the urban context. These […]