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2006 - Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Kenya par. 20 (a), (b) and (c) (2016) - 2469

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Food policy Tobacco control Kenya CRC Industry interference

20. With reference to the Committee’s general comment No. 16 (2013) on State obligations regarding the impact of the business sector on children’s rights, the Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Establish a clear regulatory framework for business enterprises operating in the State party to ensure that their activities do not negatively affect child rights or breach environmental, health...

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20. With reference to the Committee’s general comment No. 16 (2013) on State obligations regarding the impact of the business sector on children’s rights, the Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Establish a clear regulatory framework for business enterprises operating in the State party to ensure that their activities do not negatively affect child rights or breach environmental, health or labor standards, especially those relating to children; (b) Monitor the compliance of business enterprises with such regulations, as well as with international and national environmental, health and labor standards, and sanction appropriately and provide remedies when violations occur; (c) Be guided by the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (see A/HRC/17/31, annex).

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Comittee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined third to fifth periodic reports of Kenya, CRC/C/GHA/CO/2 (2022). Par. 20. Available at: http://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2fPPRiCAqhKb7yhsiVXw3pS%2bUXH3S2uOz56XaHOlmQlXek9CSfHt61Gk52XYLAe1vtQx5jEtqe8Sh%2fkZmyOARonOIQzp0aD8yhV4yGRJhWSai5hxIps8r1I3Zk4

2006 - Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Ghana par. 50 (b) (2006) - 2466

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Food policy CRC Fiscal measures Access to water

50. The Committee recommends that the State party: (b) Allocate more financial resources to child health, nutrition and access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities....

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50. The Committee recommends that the State party: (b) Allocate more financial resources to child health, nutrition and access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities.

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Comittee on the Rights of the Child, CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIESUNDER ARTICLE 44 OF THE CONVENTION, CRC/C/GHA/CO/2 (2022). Par. 50 (b). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsn4lEk2OyVRMkwrZhdnsnLbFIYJtHdqUaWKj%2F2S7gjt7sNWSmNDnSMighl0Nr7IxXwP0QHzcdpER%2BWx1CFmoQXvoDtsIyQRPabXDl1DqOv3w

2022 - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Recommendation for Gambia par. 38 (a) (2022) - 2464

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Food policy CEDAW Food and nutrition security

38. In line with general recommendation No. 34 (2016) on the rights of rural women, the Committee recommends that the State party, in view of the importance of the agricultural sector for its economic development and food and nutrition security: (a) Ensure implementation of the gender mainstreaming component of the agriculture and natural resources policy for the period 2017–2026 by...

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38. In line with general recommendation No. 34 (2016) on the rights of rural women, the Committee recommends that the State party, in view of the importance of the agricultural sector for its economic development and food and nutrition security: (a) Ensure implementation of the gender mainstreaming component of the agriculture and natural resources policy for the period 2017–2026 by conducting an evaluation of the progress achieved at its midpoint and at completion, including the responsiveness of agricultural policies, programmes and projects, such as national food security and nutritional investment programmes, to effectively address the needs of rural women;

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Comittee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, Concluding observations on the sixth periodic report of the Gambia, CEDAW/C/GMB/CO/6 (2022). Par. 38 (a). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsldCrOlUTvLRFDjh6%2Fx1pWD0uGukuof9i2kF7aKFiu%2BwjurAMFNWJhw7pu7yM5Qb8zzt60poPCEa%2FkZAZH%2BT0O33FWfcgnRioeTCxn5YqFXs

2022 - Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Djibouti par. 37 (a), (b) and (c) (2022) - 2446

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Food policy CRC Food and nutrition security Access to water

37. Taking note of targets 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and 2.2 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Take urgent measures to prioritize children who suffer from severe acute malnutrition and provide them with the necessary treatment and nutrition; (b) Regularly monitor and assess the effectiveness of policies and programmes on security and nutrition among...

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37. Taking note of targets 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and 2.2 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Take urgent measures to prioritize children who suffer from severe acute malnutrition and provide them with the necessary treatment and nutrition; (b) Regularly monitor and assess the effectiveness of policies and programmes on security and nutrition among children; (c) Intensify efforts to prioritize access to clean drinking water, sanitation and shelter, as well as access to, and the availability and affordability of, food, in particular for rural populations, and consider asking UNICEF, WHO and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, among others, for assistance to address those issues...

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Committee on the Rights of the Child, CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 44 OF THE CONVENTION, CRC/C/DJI/CO/3-5 (2022). Par. 37 (a), (b) and (c). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsp32e83GEI8msE8Qd28gyVFXHudDolXbMfjgDXDxozhp6tZWDHcXu%2BMQ%2BU1f8odUchmIzNDZzrZr3obaP0OeyCg6MI6TbKGBccUw%2BsqOoGj0

2022 - Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Vietnam, par. 40 (d) and 38 (c), (d), (e) (2022) - 2406

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Food policy Tobacco control Other Health-related issues CRC Food marketing regulations Education and information Breastfeeding Tobacco use

40. Recalling its general comment No. 20 (2016) on the implementation of the rights of the child during adolescence, and targets 3.3, 3.7 and 5.6 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee recommends that the State party: (d) Strengthen measures to address the incidence of tobacco, drug and alcohol abuse among children, and to provide children with accurate and objective...

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40. Recalling its general comment No. 20 (2016) on the implementation of the rights of the child during adolescence, and targets 3.3, 3.7 and 5.6 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee recommends that the State party: (d) Strengthen measures to address the incidence of tobacco, drug and alcohol abuse among children, and to provide children with accurate and objective information on preventing substance abuse, including tobacco and alcohol abuse.

38. The Committee recommends that the State party: (c) Strengthen coordination across relevant ministries to address child malnutrition, stunting and obesity, and raise public awareness on these issues; (d) Promote breastfeeding and monitor the implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes; (e) Strengthen measures to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, combat the stigmatization of children with HIV/AIDS and enable children affected and infected by HIV/AIDS to remain in their family environments.

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Comittee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined fifth and sixth periodic reports of Viet Nam, CRC/C/VNM/CO/5-6 (2022). Par. 40 (d), 38 (c), (d), (e). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhst%2F9PBefxPb2bhmNGPOCsAhtwxQJNisnU9iAOKlSJZ5ci0QcrYzkZjjtFT0VmtQ%2FUZNIhy8xVtyse5bxC%2B%2FdF%2FxQQAtblaY%2Bkq9WuxkUSO6j

2022 - Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Cambodia, par. 38 (c) and (d) (2022) - 2351

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Tobacco control CRC Education and information Tobacco use

38. The Committee is concerned about rising child pregnancy rates, the focus of education on abstinence to prevent child pregnancies and the prevalence of substance abuse among adolescents. Recalling its general comment No. 20 (2016) on the implementation of the rights of the child during adolescence, and taking note of targets 3.7 and 5.6 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the...

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38. The Committee is concerned about rising child pregnancy rates, the focus of education on abstinence to prevent child pregnancies and the prevalence of substance abuse among adolescents. Recalling its general comment No. 20 (2016) on the implementation of the rights of the child during adolescence, and taking note of targets 3.7 and 5.6 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee reiterates its previous recommendations and urges the State party to: (...)

(c) Expeditiously adopt the draft law on alcohol in order to establish a minimum age for alcohol consumption, and adopt legislative measures to prohibit the sale of tobacco and drugs.

(d) Provide children with accurate and objective information on preventing substance abuse, including of tobacco and alcohol, and develop accessible and child-friendly drug dependence treatment and harm reduction services for adolescents.

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2022 - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Recommendation for Azerbaijan, par. 38 (2022) - 2331

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Food policy CEDAW Fiscal measures Food production Food and nutrition security Access to water

38. The Committee recommends that the State party combat poverty among rural women by ensuring access to education, adequate water and sanitation, formal employment, low-interest loans without collateral and other forms of financial credit for agribusinesses, and ownership and use of land. The Committee also recommends that the State party integrate a gender perspective into its agricultural policies and ensure...

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38. The Committee recommends that the State party combat poverty among rural women by ensuring access to education, adequate water and sanitation, formal employment, low-interest loans without collateral and other forms of financial credit for agribusinesses, and ownership and use of land. The Committee also recommends that the State party integrate a gender perspective into its agricultural policies and ensure the equal participation of rural women in decision-making on agricultural policies and in leadership positions.

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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women,Concluding observations on the sixth periodic report of Azerbaijan, CEDAW/C/AZE/CO/6 (2022). Par. 38. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsgcjdm0xgERNaIXh22nhTUne82HffUBixL3cJQgfEppxDlNAQrbaKw%2FYPIKgAA%2BGTRyLdezeZbkfV4BpC5gGMRC5umnCjYphyDpn%2FY3lHnLm

2022 - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Recommendation for Azerbaijan par. 36 (a) (2022) - 2329

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Food policy CEDAW Food production Access to water

36. (a) Strengthen transformative policies and strategies to reduce the burden of unpaid care work on women, particularly rural women; facilitate access to good-quality and affordable gender-responsive public services, including in relation to health care, education, childcare, transportation, water, land use, housing and energy services; and generate data on and establish the monetization of unpaid care work as a baseline...

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36. (a) Strengthen transformative policies and strategies to reduce the burden of unpaid care work on women, particularly rural women; facilitate access to good-quality and affordable gender-responsive public services, including in relation to health care, education, childcare, transportation, water, land use, housing and energy services; and generate data on and establish the monetization of unpaid care work as a baseline for its recognition and compensation

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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women,Concluding observations on the sixth periodic report of Azerbaijan, CEDAW/C/AZE/CO/6 (2022). Par. 36 (a) . Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsgcjdm0xgERNaIXh22nhTUne82HffUBixL3cJQgfEppxDlNAQrbaKw%2FYPIKgAA%2BGTRyLdezeZbkfV4BpC5gGMRC5umnCjYphyDpn%2FY3lHnLm

2022 - Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for the Netherlands par. 28 (b) (2022) - 2326

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Food policy CRC Food marketing regulations Education and information

28. The Committee recommends that the State party: (b) Continue efforts to address overweight and obesity in children and actions to promote a healthy lifestyle, including by regulating the marketing of unhealthy foods to children, raising public awareness of nutrition issues and ensuring that overweight and obese children receive the necessary support under the Young People at a Healthy Weight...

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28. The Committee recommends that the State party: (b) Continue efforts to address overweight and obesity in children and actions to promote a healthy lifestyle, including by regulating the marketing of unhealthy foods to children, raising public awareness of nutrition issues and ensuring that overweight and obese children receive the necessary support under the Young People at a Healthy Weight programme

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Committee on the Rights of the Child,Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 44 of the Convention, CRC/C/NLD/CO/5-6 (2022). Par. 28 (b) . Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsunkTiY%2FvDoWjbtx8Nu6M%2Bz0Psu05thabEWNGU2k4jXahNgl29madiZIHIx4gKIDHE6nJYb5BciGDVCPGjGg3Z2eh%2FjMHIPcotTNVYjan3bA

2022 - Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Recommendation for Italy par. 56 (2022) - 2315

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Food policy CESCR Fiscal measures

56. The Committee reiterates its previous recommendation that the State party introduce higher taxes on junk foods and sweet beverages, and further recommends that it lower taxes on healthy food products, ensure mandatory physical exercise in the primary school system and increase earmarked funding for anti-obesity programmes for children in the southern regions....

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56. The Committee reiterates its previous recommendation that the State party introduce higher taxes on junk foods and sweet beverages, and further recommends that it lower taxes on healthy food products, ensure mandatory physical exercise in the primary school system and increase earmarked funding for anti-obesity programmes for children in the southern regions.

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Committee on the Rights of the Child, CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 44 OF THE CONVENTION, E/C.12/ITA/CO/6 (2022). Par. 56. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsgnXZ0ChBsrwmcy8%2F%2BFNoDH8GClHpAoPyEj3crT%2FKNnC4q%2B0e62r%2BoDZNpxk4glocfPHJ596z0pRvdl4egqxq4jbNPZ9yE5Kdl%2F3DocA6gM9

2022 - Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Germany par. 31 (d) (2022) - 2306

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Tobacco control CRC Tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship (TAPS) Tobacco use

31. The Committee recommends that the State party... (d) Regulate the marketing of tobacco to children and continue to strengthen measures to provide adolescents with information on preventing substance abuse, including of tobacco and alcohol, and to ensure the early identification and adequate referral of adolescents requiring treatment for substance abuse;...

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31. The Committee recommends that the State party... (d) Regulate the marketing of tobacco to children and continue to strengthen measures to provide adolescents with information on preventing substance abuse, including of tobacco and alcohol, and to ensure the early identification and adequate referral of adolescents requiring treatment for substance abuse;

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Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined fifth and sixth periodic reports of Germany, CRC/C/DEU/CO/5-6 (2022). Par. 31 (d). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsrVrBGd0Fukf%2FAkab12UC%2FYuMqo8od8mZT%2BO7YXVfBcM1IWvAZe5Nku1OEq%2F10EP9oX9AzMDb62JlkG7hV6y9tXtDsSrArjRUgMguQdW161B

2022 - Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Croatia par. 35 (d) (2022) - 2272

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Tobacco control Other Health-related issues Croatia CRC Education and information

35. (d) Address the incidence of drug use by Children and/or adolescents by, inter alia, providing Children and/or adolescents with accurate and objective information and life skills education on preventing substance abuse – including of tobacco and alcohol – and develop accessible and youth-friendly addiction treatment;...

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35. (d) Address the incidence of drug use by Children and/or adolescents by, inter alia, providing Children and/or adolescents with accurate and objective information and life skills education on preventing substance abuse – including of tobacco and alcohol – and develop accessible and youth-friendly addiction treatment;

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Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined fifth and sixth periodic reports of Croatia, CRC/C/HRV/CO/5-6 (2022). Par. 35 (d). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsp7zGar7lD0FuXla4BEx9U7RNJDXvowlo7%2F22sBKgyInpRWDYjeW0xLfC2evIWBQk6x%2FF4lWsrE5rMWP0Rb%2BWR3QzTXc8uxKk5%2BBXYvfThpd

2001 - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Recommendation for Jamaica par. 222 (2001) - 2154

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Tobacco control Jamaica CEDAW Tobacco use

222. The Committee also expresses concern at the absence of information in the reports on tobacco and alcohol addiction among women. It further expresses concern at the absence of information on drug addiction among women, in particular in the light of decriminalization of the use of certain drugs. The Committee requests that information on these areas be provided in the...

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222. The Committee also expresses concern at the absence of information in the reports on tobacco and alcohol addiction among women. It further expresses concern at the absence of information on drug addiction among women, in particular in the light of decriminalization of the use of certain drugs. The Committee requests that information on these areas be provided in the next report and, taking account of paragraph 10 of its general recommendation 24 on women and health,2 on any measures adopted to address these issues.

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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Part oneReport of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on its twenty-fourth session, A/56/38, (2022). Par. 222. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=dtYoAzPhJ4NMy4Lu1TOebNVFC%2BPfufDasetLbtw5AbyRCEajJ8HiYolszIt4kYVZLnfUjZQSJCtiZtnvjMOFtGY13NhXEz0C3Ire3GUskoE9unPg8%2B6i6rvTFn1QWB8I

2022 - Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Recommendation for El Salvador par. 27 (c) (2022) - 2136

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Food policy Other Health-related issues El Salvador CESCR Education and information Food and nutrition security

27. (c)Ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons are able to enjoy their economic, social and cultural rights and have access to health, education, employment, housing, poverty reduction and food security programmes....

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27. (c)Ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons are able to enjoy their economic, social and cultural rights and have access to health, education, employment, housing, poverty reduction and food security programmes.

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Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Concluding observations on the sixth periodic report of El Salvador, E/C.12/SLV/CO/6, (2022). Par. 27 (c). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=4slQ6QSmlBEDzFEovLCuW%2FH%2F4vptEr4hUabmo93cgAjz7LVpr9z26A9Rc%2FsizORElhUCbF%2BWp%2BHgNKqdIw15eiBItPXNBkHPGa5DAAXW5om040rkX0RIZgYIfUmG4p21

2022 - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Recommendation for Bolivia, par. 32 (a) (2022) - 1374

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Food policy Other Health-related issues Bolivia CEDAW Food production Education and information Access to water Environment and health

32. In line with its general recommendations No. 34 (2016) on the rights of rural women and No. 37 (2018) on the gender-related dimensions of disaster risk reduction in the context of climate change, the Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Combat poverty among rural women by ensuring access to adequate water and sanitation, ownership and use of land, credit,...

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32. In line with its general recommendations No. 34 (2016) on the rights of rural women and No. 37 (2018) on the gender-related dimensions of disaster risk reduction in the context of climate change, the Committee recommends that the State party:

(a) Combat poverty among rural women by ensuring access to adequate water and sanitation, ownership and use of land, credit, financial services and agricultural inputs, as well as access to justice, victim support services, education, information and communications technology, formal employment and health care.

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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Concluding observations on the seventh periodic report of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, CEDAW/C/BOL/CO/7, (2022). Par. 32. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CEDAW%2FC%2FBOL%2FCO%2F7&Lang=en