The Russian Federation: Violation of the Economic and Social Rights of Vulnerable Groups

Alternative Report on the Russian Federation’s Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Connection with the Consideration of the Sixth Periodic State Report (2016) by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

For the 62nd session of the CESCR, September 19 – October 6, 2017.

In the alternative report of ADC Memorial the following problems are raised: discrimination of Roma (demolishions and evictions, segregation at schools); indigenous peoples; stateless persons (lack of procedure of legalization, risk to be detained up to 2 years in inhuman conditions); women in employment (professions banned for women); working migrants; disabled people in closed institutions.