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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, the promotion of equality of opportunity in education, A/HRC/17/29, 18 April 2011

V. NATIONAL LEGAL FRAMEWORK 39. Pursuant to the legal obligations assumed by States under international human rights treaties, and following up on the political commitments they have undertaken, it is incumbent upon them to apply the principle of equality of opportunity in education through their national legal system. The place accorded to this principle in […]

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 education, A/HRC/8/10/Add.4, 27 May 2008: Bosnia and Herzegovina

II. GENERAL VIEW OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM A. National legal framework 3. Framework Law on Higher Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina 22. The Law states that access to higher education regulated by licensed higher education institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina shall not be restricted, directly or indirectly, on any actual or presumed grounds such as […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, A/HRC/8/10/Add.1, 13 May 2008: Poland

79. On 21 June 2007, the Special Rapporteur sent a communication concerning information received that in March 2007, the deputy Minister of education, Mr. Miroslaw Orzechowski, allegedly stated in different occasions that Government was developing legislation to ban “promotion of homosexuality” in schools and all education facilities. According to this legislation, teachers, students and principals […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, A/HRC/4/29/Add.1, March 15, 2007: Poland

33. In a letter dated 11 January 2007, the Government replied to the communication of 27 June 2006. 34. The Government stated that the National In-Service Teacher Training Centre (NITTC) is responsible for the teacher training at all levels in Poland and accordingly all documents published by the NITTC should be consistent with the contents […]

Report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, E/CN.4/2006/45, February 8, 2006

64. The difficulties facing young and teenage girls are often aggravated by other types of exclusion linked to disabilities, ethnic or geographical origin, sexual preferences, and religious beliefs or lack thereof, among other things. 113. The Special Rapporteur must mention cases of discrimination and exclusion where girls have been expelled from educational institutions for displaying […]