On January 23-24, 2014, ADC “Memorial”, Russian LGBT Network and Civil Partnership Platform “Central Asia on the Move” took part in the session of the UN Committee on the Rights of a Child. Earlier these NGOs together with LGBT organization “Vykhod” (Coming Out) prepared a joint alternative report concerning the situation of children from vulnerable groups and the problems of discrimination in Russia.
Official Russian delegation at the session of the Committee included 40 persons and was headed by the deputy minister of labor and social security A.Vovchenko. Russian speakers included infamous Pavel Astakhov, Russian ombudsman for the rights of children, and State Duma deputee Yelena Mizulina.
Online broadcast of the session devoted to the Russian Federation