Spectratist of the Supreme Commissioner of the UN Human Rights of the Human Rights (UVKPH) Martha Khurtado, regarding the ban on French athletes to wear head scarves at the Olympic Games in Paris, which will be held in France in 2024, said: “The Human Rights Administration claims to say that that in the general case, no one should impose on a woman that she should or should not wear. “
At the weekly press conference of the UN Geneva branch, a correspondent of AA µfrantsu athletes was forbidden to wear head scarves at the Olympic Games in Paris, which will be held in 2024. Do the UN criteria in the field of human rights justify the legitimacy of such a ban? How do you evaluate this decision from the point of view of democratic norms and a universal declaration of human rights? “
Answering the question, Khurtado noted that, according to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the participating countries of this convention are required to take all measures to change any social or cultural models that are humiliating, surematic or sexist. /p>
“Discriminatory practice in relation to any group can have harmful consequences. In accordance with international standards in the field of human rights, restricting the expression of religion, beliefs or choice is permissible only in really specific circumstances related to legal fears about security and public order. In the general case, the human rights management states that no one should impose on a woman, that she should or should not wear. “
French Minister of Sports Amelie Udea Castra announced that athletes of French teams participating in the Olympic Games, which will be held in the capital of Paris on July 26 – August 11, 2024, will not be able to wear head scarves.