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UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Argentina (CERD 11-01-2017)
The Committee considered the combined twenty-first to twenty-third periodic reports of Argentina, submitted in one document (CERD/C/ARG/21-23), at its 2490th and 2491st meetings (see CERD/C/SR.2490 and 2491), held on 22 and 23 November 2016. At its 2506th and 2507th meetings, held on 2 and 5 December 2016, it adopted the present concluding observations.
C. Concerns and recommendations
Multiple forms of discrimination
- The Committee is concerned that indigenous, Afro-descendent and migrant women, including women from the Dominican Republic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons and women belonging to other minorities still face multiple forms of discrimination in all aspects of social, political, economic and cultural life (art. 2 (2)).
- The Committee recommends that the State party take into account its general recommendation No. 25 (2000) on gender-related dimensions of racial discrimination and that it mainstream a gender perspective in all its policies and strategies for combating racial discrimination in order to address the multiple forms of discrimination faced by, in particular, indigenous, Afro-descendent and migrant women, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons and women belonging to other minorities. It also recommends that the State party compile disaggregated statistics on this subject.