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A new law was passed recognizing sex without consent as rape. Abuse of minorities increased during the national COVID-19 lockdown. A discriminatory law on social housing remained in place. The authorities failed to protect the rights of children born with variations in sex characteristics.
Denmark Asylum

Denmark: Human Rights must be ensured for all

This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Denmark in May 2021. In it, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Denmark in its previous UPR, including in relation to the international human rights framework, racial discrimination,...
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sexual Violence

Criminalization and Prosecution of Rape in Europe: Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences

Amnesty International presents its submissions on Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, as contributions to her thematic report on rape as a grave and...
Denmark Sexual Violence

Denmark: Criminalization and Prosecution of Rape in Denmark – Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences

Amnesty International presents its responses to the questionnaire on criminalization and prosecution of rape in Denmark. This submission has been prepared in response to the call for contributions issued by the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and...