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Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/SGP/CO/4, 10 August 2011: Singapore

21. The Committee reiterates its concern about the persistence of patriarchal attitudes and deep-rooted stereotypes regarding the roles and responsibilities of women and men within the family and society at large. In this regard, the Committee is particularly concerned that, despite the legal equality accorded to spouses, discriminatory traditional cultural attitudes that continue to utilize […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/66/203, 28 July 2011

I. INTRODUCTION 7. In accordance with the mandate of the Special Rapporteur to integrate a gender perspective throughout her work, the present report refers to the specificities of the situation of women human rights defenders and the particular challenges they face. Women defenders are more at risk of being subjected to certain forms of violence, […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, A/HRC/17/26/Add.1, 18 May 2011: Honduras

Honduras Carta de alegación 95. Mediante carta fechada el 9 de febrero 2011 la Relatora Especial, junto con el Relator Especial sobre las ejecuciones extrajudiciales, sumarias o arbitrarias enviaron una carta de alegación señalando la atención del Gobierno la información recibida en relación con asesinato de 31 personas lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transgénero y travestís durante […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, A/65/162, 23 July 2010

I. INTRODUCTION D. The right to sexual education: its relationship to other rights and the need for a gender and diversity perspective 23. In order to be comprehensive, sexual education must pay special attention to diversity, since everyone has the right to deal with his or her own sexuality without being discriminated against on grounds […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, A/HRC/14/23/Add.2, 25 March 2010

ANNEX: TENTH ANNIVERSARY JOINT DECLARATION: TEN KEY CHALLENGES TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN THE NEXT DECADE 5. Discrimination in the enjoyment of the right to freedom of expression Equal enjoyment of the right to freedom of expression remains elusive and historically disadvantaged groups — including women, minorities, refugees, indigenous peoples and sexual minorities — continue […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/PAN/CO/7, 5 February 2010: Panama

22. The Committee reiterates its concern about the persistence of traditional stereotypes regarding the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family and in the society at large, which represent a significant impediment to the implementation of the Convention and constitute serious obstacles to women’s enjoyment of their human rights. Furthermore, the Committee […]