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STATE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ASEAN MEMBER STATES
We propose this provision be included in the AHRD:
ASEAN Member States shall undertake to prohibit and to eliminate all forms of discrimination of anykind, including race, colour, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity,age, social and legal status.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We propose this provision be included in the AHRD:Everyone regardless of gender, ethnic origin, social status, political opinion, language, age, nationality,or religion,
sexual orientation and genderidentity
has a responsibility to treat all people in a humaneway.
CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS
We propose this provision be included in the AHRD:Within the ambit of the law, no one shall be forcibly returned or transferred extradited to a place wherehe or she may face persecution on grounds of race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, social status,
sexualorientation and gender identity.
The promotion and protection of religious freedom, indigenous culture shall not prejudice nor be used todiscriminate and/or violate the inherent human rights of person or people not in conformity with thereligion and culturesuch as but not limited to those with diverse
sexual orientation and/or genderidentity
.Every person has a right to form a family. The family is the basic unit of society (in lieu of "natural andfundamental unit of the society). ASEAN Member States shall recognize and protect the rights of all formsof families, without distinction on nationality or citizenship,
sexual orientation and gender identity
. Thisincludes the right of migrants, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender families to social services, co-ownproperties, and be recognized as rightful beneficiaries of the partners, with custody of their children.All ASEAN Member Statesshall ensure that no religious beliefs or teachings should influence laws, andState policies nor it be imposed to all citizens in any ASEAN member state.
RIGHTS OF WOMEN, CHILDREN AND OTHER VULNERABLEGROUPS
We propose this provision be included in the AHRD:The human rights of vulnerable groups including women, children, persons with disabilities and elderly
regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity
are inalienable, integral, and indivisible part ofuniversal human rights.Migrant workers and members of their families within the territory or subject to the jurisdiction of anyASEAN member State shall enjoy their human rights and fundamental freedoms without distinction of anykind such as to sex, gender,
sexual orientation, gender identity,
race, colour, language, religion orconviction, political or other opinion, national, ethnic or social origin, nationality, age, economic position,property, material status, disability, birth or other status.]