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Ending violence and other human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity: A joint dialogue of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and United Nations

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ISBN: 9781920538446 Year: Pages: 85 Language: English
Publisher: Pretoria University Law Press (PULP)
Subject: Law
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About the publicationOver the years, the African, Inter-American and United Nations human rights systems have forged important partnerships on a wide-range of human rights issues and approaches. Grounded in the universality of human rights, the three systems have collaborated through actions ranging from joint statements to joint meetings and country visits, the exchange of information on country situations, individual cases and thematic issues, as well as relying on each other’s case law, decisions and procedural developments.This collaboration has been anchored in frameworks such as the 1993 Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, the regular dialogue between global and regional human rights mechanisms mandated by the Human Rights Council, the 2009 Memorandum of Understanding between the Organisation of American States and the African Union, the 2012 Addis Ababa Roadmap between the special procedures of the UN Human Rights Council and those of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the 2010 and 2014 Memorandums of Understanding between the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the African Union Commission and Inter- American Commission on Human Rights, respectively.The joint dialogue held on 3 November 2015 in Banjul was firmly located within these frameworks. This timely dialogue enabled each institution to exchange information and experiences, to review approaches, challenges and good practices within each system, and to reaffirm our common resolve to address the serious human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity that take place in all regions.This report and the accompanying background papers capture the content and outcomes of the joint dialogue. We hope that it can provide a basis for further collaboration in future and that States and other stakeholders will find it useful to inform their efforts to combat violence, discrimination and other human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity.Editor: Centre for Human RightsTable of ContentsKey conceptsList of acronymsMessage of supportForewordFinal report: Joint thematic dialogue on sexual orientation and gender identityAnnex 1: List of participantsAnnex 2: Agenda of joint dialogueAnnex 3: Resolution 275Annex 4: Norms, case law and practices of sexual orientation and gender identity in the African human rights systemAnnex 5: Norms, cases and practices relevant to sexual orientation and gender identity in the Inter-American human rights systemAnnex 6: Norms, case law and practices on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status in the United Nations systemAnnex 7: HIV, human rights and sexual orientation and gender identity

Historical Roots of Psychopathology

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Book Series: Frontiers Research Topics ISSN: 16648714 ISBN: 9782889199334 Year: Pages: 60 DOI: 10.3389/978-2-88919-933-4 Language: English
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Subject: Science (General) --- Psychology
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New advances of the neuroscience supported by a refined, reliable and valid phenotyping (e.g., at the level of symptoms and not at the level of disorders), are bringing some promising results. The mapping of clinical phenomenology on specific brain dysfunction is now becoming plausible and the resulting functional psychopathology may in the future significantly replace the present nosology (Jablensky, 2010). Nevertheless, as Andreasen (2007) points out: “Applying technology without companionship of wise clinicians with specific expertise in psychopathology will be a lonely, sterile and perhaps fruitless enterprise.” Some of the chapters of this Ebook deal with aspects which are essential to the historical understanding of mental symptoms and disorders.

Health and Wellbeing in Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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ISBN: 9783039283682 / 9783039283699 Year: Pages: 228 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03928-369-9 Language: eng
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Social Sciences --- Sociology
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This is a collection of published papers from a variety of authors from around the world on the topic of the health and wellbeing of minority sexual orientation and gender identity populations. Some of the included papers focused on health inequality and inequity and some focussed on healthcare delivery. Many showed how health inequities in LGBT+ groups of people were found across a wide variety of political environments and health and wellbeing topics and frequently inadequate healthcare delivery. The increasing interest in research in this area, which has been neglected in the past, shows its growing importance.

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women’s health --- sexual identity --- chronic health conditions --- Chinese gay men --- interpersonal sensitivity --- loneliness --- influencing factors --- LGBT --- gay --- lesbian --- transgender --- undergraduate medical education --- decolonizing the curriculum --- medical education --- curriculum development --- sexually transmitted diseases --- risk factors --- sexual and gender minorities --- sexual minority women --- SMW --- lesbian --- bisexual --- trans --- health inequalities --- heterosexism --- adolescents --- romantic attraction --- same-gender attraction --- both-gender attraction --- sexual minority youth --- substance use --- alcohol consumption --- drunkenness --- tobacco --- cannabis --- HBSC --- age --- gender --- same-sex marriage --- sexual orientation --- suicidality --- diversity --- gender --- health care system --- homosexuality --- LGBTI --- gay men --- content analysis --- behavioral characteristics --- GSN apps --- Blued --- LGBT --- wellbeing --- Ottawa Charter --- recognition --- Theory of Recognition --- mental health --- social inclusion and sense of community --- social participation --- community participation --- social connectedness --- community connectedness --- bullying --- sexual minority --- sexual orientation --- gender role nonconformity --- family support --- lesbian --- bisexual --- gay --- transgender --- education --- systematic review --- assessment as learning --- medical student --- game-based teaching --- gender competency --- LGBT+ friendly healthcare

Sentiment Analysis for Social Media

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ISBN: 9783039285723 / 9783039285730 Year: Pages: 152 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03928-573-0 Language: eng
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Technology (General) --- General and Civil Engineering
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Sentiment analysis is a branch of natural language processing concerned with the study of the intensity of the emotions expressed in a piece of text. The automated analysis of the multitude of messages delivered through social media is one of the hottest research fields, both in academy and in industry, due to its extremely high potential applicability in many different domains. This Special Issue describes both technological contributions to the field, mostly based on deep learning techniques, and specific applications in areas like health insurance, gender classification, recommender systems, and cyber aggression detection.

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