Denmark
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Overview

Survivors of rape continued to face inadequate and outdated laws although changes to the legal definition of rape were announced. Denmark announced it would re-enter the UN Refugee Agency’s (UNHCR) refugee resettlement programme – however, in very insignificant numbers. New housing legislation was criticized by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)  for being discriminatory. 

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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