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Global efforts for the elimination of racism: report of the Secretary-General, A/65/377, 17 September 2010

Global efforts for the total elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action II. CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED A. Member States Sweden 45. Sweden highlighted the fact that the fight against all forms of discrimination, including multiple discrimination, is one of […]

Report of the Secretary-General on integrating the human rights of women throughout the United Nations system, E/CN.4/2005/68, 10 January 2005

14. In his report to the Commission (E/CN.4/2004/9), the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography identified groups at greater risk of trafficking and sexual exploitation, including children belonging to ethnic minorities and indigenous peoples, those living in extreme poverty, street children, migrants, homosexuals, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender children. He […]

Report of the Secretary-General, Human rights defenders, E/CN.4/2005/68, August 11, 2000

7. Some human rights defenders are at greater risk because of the nature of the rights that they are seeking to protect. This is particularly true with regard to women who are human rights defenders. In many situations, women are at the front line of the struggle, not only for their own rights but also […]

Report of the Secretary-General on international and domestic measures taken to protect human rights and prevent discrimination in the context of HIV/AIDS, E/CN.4/1995/45, 22 December 1994

13. Secondly, individuals and groups in society who are disadvantaged and/or do not enjoy the full exercise of their rights are particularly vulnerable to infection as they have limited or no access to HIV/AIDS-related education, prevention and health-care programmes. Such groups include women, children, minorities, migrants, indigenous peoples, men having sex with men, commercial sex […]