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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Torture and ill-treatment

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/IRN/CO/3-4, 29 January 2016: Iran

IV. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 31. The Committee is also concerned about the continued discrimination against children belonging to religious minorities, especially Baha’i children and Sunni children, as well as children who belong to minority ethnic and linguistic groups, children born out of […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/SUR/CO/3, 3 November 2015: Suriname

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Arbitrary arrest and ill-treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons 27. While acknowledging the efforts made by the State party to enhance tolerance towards the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community, the Committee is concerned about reports of arbitrary detention and ill-treatment of such persons, […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/70/213, 30 July 2015

IV. Early childhood development in the context of the right to health framework C. Equality and non-discrimination Intersex children 84. “Intersex” refers mainly to physical aspects of the body and includes a wide range of natural body variations that do not conform to prevailing notions of male and female bodies.[54] Deeply rooted stereotypes around gender […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/29/37/Add.2, 11 May 2015: Gambia

II. General background Human rights overview 10. The country is characterized by disregard for the rule of law, infringements of civil liberties and the existence of a repressive State apparatus. State institutions are weak and under the influence and control of the executive power, namely the President. Transparency and accountability in public affairs are scarce […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/29/33/Add.1, 1 May 2015: Malaysia

IV. Groups in vulnerable situations A. The right to health of women and girls 1. Sexual and reproductive health and rights 32. However, the Special Rapporteur is concerned that, on the basis of certain restrictive interpretations of religious and cultural values and beliefs which dominate the political discourse and praxis, women and girls do not […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, A/HRC/29/25/Add.3, 27 April 2015: Honduras

150. JAL 09/12/2014. Case no: HND 8/2014. State reply: 17/03/2015. Presuntas alegaciones de robo en las oficinas de una organización que trabaja para los derechos de las personas LGBTI y en prevención del VIH. Observaciones 157. El Relator Especial reitera su preocupación respecto de los repetidos ataques y actos de hostigamiento contra defensores y defensoras […]