Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in health care, education, employment and social security in the russian federation

Published: May 3, 2011

Table of Contents

Executive Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3
Key Terms ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 4
General prohibition of discrimination – art. 2, para. 2, of the ICESCR ………………………………….. 5
Right to work – art. 6 of the ICESCR ……………………………………………………………………………….. 9
Right to social security – art. 9 of the ICESCR ………………………………………………………………… 11
Protection of the family, motherhood and childhood – art. 10 of the ICESCR ………………………. 13
Right to the highest attainable standard of health – art. 12 of the ICESCR ………………………….. 16
Right to education – art. 13 of the ICESCR …………………………………………………………………….. 18
Right to take part in cultural life and to enjoy the benefits of progress
– art. 15 of the ICESCR ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 21
Recommendation to the Government …………………………………………………………………………….. 25
Appendixes ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 26

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