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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, A/HRC/33/49, 27 July 2016

I. Introduction 2. Many of the challenges to achieving gender equality in access to water, sanitation and hygiene are well documented: where water is not available in the home, women and girls are primarily responsible for water and hygiene at the household level and bear the greatest burden for collecting water. Other challenges related to […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, A/HRC/32/36/Add.3, 17 June 2016: Cameroon

38. JAL 27/04/2015. Case no. CMR 1/2015. State reply: None. Allégations de menaces et campagne de dénigrement contre deux femmes défenseures des droits de l’homme. Observations 40. Le Rapporteur spécial réitère ses préoccupations quant aux menaces et à la campagne de dénigrement contre Mme Ngo Mbe et Mme Nkom et contre leur association REDHAC qui […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/TUN/CO/3, 6 May 2016: Tunisia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Forensic examinations as proof of sexual acts 41. The Committee notes with concern that consensual relations between persons of the same sex are criminalized in the State party and that persons suspected of being homosexual are forced by a judge’s order to submit to an anal examination conducted […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons, A/HRC/32/35/Add.4, 5 April 2016: Honduras

V. Impact on women, girls and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community 46. The Special Rapporteur met representatives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, who face particularly threats and violence due to their sexuality, which makes them frequent targets of hate crimes. Civil society groups reported 216 deaths of members of that […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/ZAF/CO/1, 23 March 2016: South Africa

B. Positive aspects 3. The Committee welcomes the following legislative and institutional measures taken by the State party: (e) The establishment in 2011 of the national task team to counter discrimination and violence against persons based on their actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and the launch in 2014 of the […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/31/55/Add.1, 22 February 2016: Ukraine

461. JAL 16/10/2015 Case no: UKR 5/2015 State reply: none to date Physical assault of and threats against defender of rights of LGBTI persons, Mr. Nick Carter. 463. The Special Rapporteur expresses his concern in relation to the threats to and harassment of defenders of LGBTI persons rights in Ukraine, as per the communication sent […]