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Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, A/69/274, 7 August 2014

II. Brief history of the mandate 12. Through country mission reports and communications, attention was also paid to particular groups of people who have been disproportionately affected by inadequate housing and homelessness, such as persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples, children, migrants, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, Roma communities, and persons and communities living in […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/JPN/CO/6, 23 July 2014: Japan

B. Positive aspects 3. The Committee welcomes the following legislative and institutional steps taken by the State party: (a) The adoption of the Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Persons, in December 2009; (b) The approval of the Third Basic Plan for Gender Equality, in December 2010; (c) The amendment of the Publicly Operated Housing […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, A/HRC/25/54/Add.1, 26 December 2013: Indonesia

VIII. Access to housing of vulnerable groups 69. During her visit, the Special Rapporteur also heard testimonies from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals who have encountered discrimination in the private housing sector. She received reports of several cases of forced evictions of LGBT people by private landlords in various regions across Indonesia. She […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, A/HRC/23/36/Add.2, 30 May 2013: Mongolia

III. Legal and institutional framework 14. The Constitution unambiguously states that no discrimination shall be enforced on the basis of social origins and economic situation (art. 14). However, the Special Rapporteur is concerned that substantial gaps remain with regard to discrimination in the legislation, such as prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender […]