The U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar said the country’s military must stop using sexual and gender-based violence to terrorise and punish ethnic minorities.
La résolution a été adoptée par un vote favorable de 27, 12 votant contre et 7 abstentions.
In a defining vote, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the Independent Expert focusing on the protection against violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
The Human Rights Law Centre and Equality Australia have joined over 1300 non-governmental organisations from 174 countries in calling for the renewal of the UN role focusing on the rights of LGBTQ people around the world.
Gender identity has become a key concept within the international human rights framework. Side event at the Human Rights Council 41st Session
In the present report, the Independent Expert consequently focuses on the role of data in the creation of a state of heightened awareness of the scourge of violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity; the risks associated with data collection, use and storage; and key human rights safeguards in that regard.
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
The government says it planned to file its report on the human rights situation in the country at the United Nations panel, noting that it was not worried about other reports by private organisations.
Overnight in Geneva, the UN Human Rights Council adopted without a vote a resolution on the elimination of discrimination against women and girls in sport.
Data as a means to create heightened awareness about violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and the human rights implications of State activities related to gathering information on violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The fight for LGBT rights in Uzbekistan is especially important now.
Madrigal-Borloz said deeply entrenched stigma and prejudice reinforced by discriminatory laws and regulations were at the root of violence and discrimination.