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SOGI UN source Archives: Committee on the Rights of the Child

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/BRN/CO/2-3, 29 January 2016: Brunei Darussalam

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 25. While noting the State party’s efforts to combat discrimination, the Committee reiterates its previous concern (see CRC/C/15/Add.219, para. 24) that discrimination against certain groups of children, particularly girls, children with disabilities, children belonging to ethnic and religious […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/POL/CO/3-4, 2 October 2015: Poland

B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 16. The Committee appreciates the State party’s efforts to combat discrimination. However, it is concerned that: (a) There is no comprehensive law on prohibition of discrimination on all grounds, in all aspects of life and in all forms, including multiple forms of discrimination; (b) Gender […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/CHL/CO/4-5, 2 October 2015: Chile

C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 24. The Committee welcomes the legislative and policy measures taken by the State party to address discrimination. However, it is concerned that girls continue to be subjected to gender-based discrimination, owing to the persistence of adverse and traditional attitudes and norms. It is also concerned […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/BRA/CO/2-4, 2 October 2015: Brazil

B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination The Committee is concerned about the structural discrimination against indigenous and Afro-Brazilian children, children with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex children, children in street situations, and children living in rural, remote, and marginalized urban areas, including favelas. The Committee is also seriously concerned […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/NDL/CO/4, 5 June 2015: Netherlands

[Sourced from the advance unedited version.] III. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12 of the Convention) Non-discrimination 24. The Committee welcomes the Municipal Anti-Discrimination Services Act, which allows citizens to address reports of discrimination to local Anti-Discrimination Services. However, it is concerned that children in marginalized […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/MEX/CO/4-5, 5 June 2015: Mexico

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. 2–3, 6 and 12 of the Convention) Non-discrimination 15. While taking note of the National Programme for Equality and Non-Discrimination (2014–2018), the Committee is concerned about the prevalence of discrimination against indigenous, Afro-Mexican and migrant children, children with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and […]