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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/KAZ/CO/2, 11 July 2016: Kazakhstan

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Equality and non-discrimination 9. The Committee is concerned that the existing anti-discrimination legal framework does not properly define discrimination or provide for effective remedies to victims of discrimination. It is further concerned about reports of discrimination and violence against persons based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/ECU/CO/6, 11 July 2016: Ecuador

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Discrimination and violence on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity 11. The Committee notes with satisfaction the measures adopted by the State party with regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons and commends the inclusion in the Constitution of the prohibition of discrimination […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/BFA/CO/1, 11 July 2016: Burkina Faso

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity 13. The Committee is concerned about the stereotyping of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender persons, and about reports of discriminatory acts and hate speech aimed at them, including by politicians. It also notes with concern the absence of legislation expressly […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/ARG/CO/5, 11 July 2016: Argentina

B. Positive aspects 3. The Committee welcomes the following legislative and other measures taken by the State party: (b) The adoption of the Gender Identity Act (Act No. 26.743) in 2012; (c) The adoption of the Hiring Quota Act for Transvestites, Transsexuals and Transgender Persons of the Province of Buenos Aires (Act No. 14.783) in […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/GHA/CO/1, 8 July 2016: Ghana

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Discrimination based on sexual orientation 43. The Committee is concerned about reports that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons are subjected to discrimination, intimidation and harassment and about the impunity enjoyed by the perpetrators of such acts. The Committee notes with concern the explanation provided by the State […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/KWT/CO/3, 8 July 2016: Kuwait

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Discrimination and violence on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity 12. While the Committee respects the diversity of views on morality held by different cultures, it recalls that State laws and practices must always be subject to the principles of the universality of human rights and […]