Alternative report on the situation of vulnerable groups in Russia (2014)

ADC “Memorial” has published report to the UN Committee for Children’s Rights concerning the problems of children coming from vulnerable groups. Appendices to the report were prepared together with LGBT organization “Vykhod” (Coming Out) and the Russian LGBT Network. Publication of the report was also supported by the “Central Asia on the Move” Platform.

The report concerns such problems as hate crime and police violence against minorities children ; forced separation of children and their parents in the course of forced evictions and   deportations of migrants, law living standards of minorities children; difficulties with access to education for Roma and migrant children (e.g. segregation at some schools); violation of the right of children to information  and criticism of  the recently adopted law prohobiting “propaganda of homosexualism among minors’ and related restrictions, harmful traditional practices.

Concluding observations on the combined fourth and fifth periodic reports of the Russian Federation at the 65 Committee’s session in Geneva on January 23-24, 2014

Discussion of alternative report in the Ministry of labor on January 17, 2014.

CRC Report

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