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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Yogyakarta Principles

Interim report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/68/295, 9 August 2013

III. Review of the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners B. Targeted review of preliminary areas: minimum set of procedural principles and safeguards Scope and application of the Rules 28. Although Rule 95 clarifies that the scope of Rule 4 (1) extends to all persons deprived of their liberty, it is nevertheless important […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/22/53, 1 February 2013

III. APPLYING THE TORTURE AND ILL-TREATMENT PROTECTION FRAMEWORK IN HEALTH-CARE SETTINGS C. Interpretative and guiding principles 3. Stigmatized identities 36. In a 2011 report (A/HRC/19/41), the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights examined discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals based on sexual orientation and gender identity in health-care settings. She […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/FIN/CO/5-6, 29 June 2011: Finland

24. While taking note with satisfaction that the State party committed itself to making the recommendations made under the universal periodic review an integral part of its Government’s comprehensive human rights policy, the Committee would appreciate receiving information regarding the measures in force to prevent violence against women, compile information on violence against children, provide […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/MNG/CO/1, 20 January 2011: Mongolia

Discrimination and violence against vulnerable groups 25.The Committee is concerned: (a) About reports that there is no comprehensive domestic law against discrimination and that hate crimes and speech is not an offence under the law. The Committee is also concerned at reports that vulnerable groups such as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons are […]

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 right to health, A/64/272, 10 August 2009

IV. Vulnerable groups and informed consent 46. Certain groups deserve special consideration regarding the protection of informed consent as a result of vulnerabilities stemming from economic, social and cultural circumstances. Principles 17 and 18 of the Yogyakarta Principles, for instance, highlight the importance of safeguarding informed consent of sexual minorities. Health-care providers must be cognizant […]