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Report of the Independent Expert on older persons, A/HRC/33/44/Add.1, 4 August 2016: Costa Rica

V. Conclusions and recommendations B. Recommendations to the Government 3. Studies and statistics 76. The Independent Expert recommends that Costa Rica conduct an updated study into the situation of older persons in order to pinpoint the trends and challenges that currently affect them, and in particular older women and women who live in rural and […]

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, A/HRC/33/51, 28 July 2016

II. Activities of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances: 16 May 2015 to 18 May 2016 G. Enforced disappearance in the context of migration (c) Factors that contribute to the enforced disappearances of migrants (i) Vulnerability and discrimination 65. Finally, migrants are often the object of multiple forms of discrimination based on grounds […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, A/HRC/33/49, 27 July 2016

I. Introduction 2. Many of the challenges to achieving gender equality in access to water, sanitation and hygiene are well documented: where water is not available in the home, women and girls are primarily responsible for water and hygiene at the household level and bear the greatest burden for collecting water. Other challenges related to […]

Report of the Independent Expert on older persons, A/HRC/33/44, 8 July 2016

IV. Best practices and gaps in the implementation of existing law A. Legal, institutional and policy framework 29. A number of countries have adopted national strategies, action plans or specific legislation on older persons, which are sometimes comprehensive in nature or geared towards specific areas such as non-discrimination or the right to health of older […]

Report of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, A/HRC/32/44, 17 June 2016

17. Women face a disproportionate risk of being subjected to humiliating and degrading treatment in health-care facilities, especially during pregnancy, childbirth and the post-partum period. Furthermore, they are especially vulnerable to degrading treatment in situations where they are deprived of liberty, including in migrant detention facilities or mental institutions. They are subjected to humiliating treatment […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, A/HRC/32/36/Add.3, 17 June 2016: Kyrgyzstan

513. JAL 30/07/2015. Case no. KGZ 2/2015. State reply: None. Allegations of increased targeting of human rights defenders and civil society organisations, by both State and non-State actors, including in the context of retrogressive draft legislations and amendments, for their peaceful and legitimate human rights work. Observations Draft Bill on the formation of a positive […]