Statement to the UN Commission on Human Rights re: Specific Groups and Individuals: Other Vulnerable Groups and Individuals (Items 14(d) and 17) — Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

Statement to the UN Commission on Human Rights re: Specific Groups and Individuals: Other Vulnerable Groups and Individuals (Items 14(d) and 17)

This statement first examines the connection between non-discrimination and effective responses to HIV/AIDS, and then sets out existing language by UN Treaty Bodies and Special Procedures which confirms that the right of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered people to be protected from discrimination is already established in international human rights law.

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