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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Violence against women

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/VEN/CO/7-8, 14 November 2014: Venezuela

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Disadvantaged groups of women 36. The Committee regrets the lack of effective measures taken to address discrimination and violence faced by disadvantaged groups of women, such as indigenous and Afro-descendant women, migrant women, older women and women with disabilities, as well as lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex women, […]

Joint General Recommendation No. 31 of CEDAW and General Comment No. 18 of CRC on harmful practices, CEDAW/C/GC/31-CRC/C/GC/18, 14 November 2014

VI. Causes, forms and manifestations of harmful practices 17. The causes of harmful practices are multidimensional and include stereotyped sex- and gender-based roles, the presumed superiority or inferiority of either of the sexes, attempts to exert control over the bodies and sexuality of women and girls, social inequalities and the prevalence of male-dominated power structures. […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/IND/CO/4-5, 24 July 2014: India

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Violence against women 10. The Committee notes the State party’s efforts to enact a legal framework to prevent and respond to violence against women, including women from the marginalized castes and communities, such as Dalit and Adivasi women, and the establishment in 2013 of the Justice Verma Committee […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/PER/CO/7-8, 24 July 2014: Peru

D. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Stereotypes, discriminatory practices and violence against women 17. The Committee notes initiatives by the State party to combat gender stereotypes and violence against women, but remains concerned about the: (c) Fact, as identified by the State party in its report and during the dialogue, that some groups of […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/IND/CO/4-5, 2 July 2014: India

Violence against women 10. The Committee notes the State party’s efforts to enact a legal framework to prevent and respond to violence against women, including women from the marginalized castes and communities, such as Dalit and Adivasi women, and the establishment in 2013 of the Justice Verma Committee on Amendments to Criminal Law to review […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/PER/CO/7-8, 1 July 2014: Peru

Stereotypes, discriminatory practices and violence against women 17. The Committee notes initiatives by the State party to combat gender stereotypes and violence against women, but remains concerned about the: (c) Fact, as identified by the State party in its report and during the dialogue, that some groups of women, such as women living in poverty, […]