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Non-discimination is enshrined in Article 1 and Article 2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

In cases of violations of this human right (explained here),

All persons may turn to the these organs/institutions:

Human Rights Committee (if the optional protocol is ratified by the state)

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

Children under 18 years may turn to:

Committee on the Rights of the Child 

Migrants (and migrant workers) may turn to:

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants

Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members

Indigenous people may turn to:

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people

Handicapped persons my turn to:

Committee of the Rights of Handicapped Persons

Women may turn to:

Commission on the Status of Women

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

Persons being in an African country may turn to:

African Commission or Court on Human Rights and Peoples’ Rights

Last change: 16.09.11 - 11:49