The EU is fully committed to the comprehensive protection and promotion of the rights of the child in order to ensure that no child is left behind from development schemes.
The rights of indigenous peoples are one of the priorities under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights.
LGBTI people have the same human rights as all individuals, including the right to non-discrimination.
Minority communities are poorer, face discrimination, have less power and influence, and have less access to remedies to tackle their problems.
The EU has a strong mandate to protect and promote the rights of persons with disabilities and to improve their social and economic situation.
Countless women and girls around the world are discriminated against because of their gender.