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Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, A/HRC/26/38, 28 May 2014

III. Twenty years of developments within the United Nations and a reflection on the continuing challenges[1] B. Commission on the Status of Women 18. The CSW session in 2013 was challenging, with strong pressure from some States to prevent the inclusion of language referring to sexual orientation, gender identity or intimate partner violence, and contestation […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/20/15/Add.1,10 April 2012: Ghana

III. HEALTH SYSTEM HIV/AIDS under NHIS 21. Although knowledge of HIV/AIDS in Ghana is high, this broad awareness has not translated into knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention. While 98 per cent of women and 99 per cent of men have heard of HIV/AIDS, only 25 per cent of women and 33 per cent of men possess […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, A/HRC/19/60/Add.1, 26 January 2012: Paraguay

V. MANDATE-RELATED ISSUES A. General observations on the human rights situation 21. Although the Special Rapporteur generally noticed a strong human rights commitment in the State and society, virtually all interlocutors from Government and civil society agreed that many challenges remain to be addressed. A major problem broadly affecting the situation of human rights in […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/DEU/CO/5, 12 December 2011: Germany

20. The Committee takes note of the information received during the dialogue that the Ethical Council has undertaken to review the reported practices of routine surgical alterations in children born with sexual organs that are not readily categorized as male or female, also called intersex persons, with a view to evaluating and possibly changing current […]

Interim report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of health, A/66/254, 3 August 2011

III. INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND THE RIGHT TO SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH 9. Reproductive health rights also feature prominently in the Programme of Action of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development, the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action and the Millennium Development Goals, which affirm the rights of women to control all aspects […]