UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

El Salvador (CRC 29-11-2018)

The Committee considered the combined fifth and sixth periodic reports of El Salvador (CRC/C/SLV/5-6) at its 2314th and 2315th meetings (see CRC/C/SR.2314 and 2315), held on 18 and 19 September 2018, and adopted the present concluding observations at its 2340th meeting, held on 5 October 2018.

Concluding observations

B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12)


  1. The Committee urges the State party to strengthen its efforts to eliminate discrimination: against girls, particularly regarding their access to education and to sexual and reproductive health services, and in relation to sexual violence, civil unions and teenage pregnancy; against boys concerning stereotypes related to criminality, violence and conflict with the law; and against indigenous children, children with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex children.
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