Rosanna Flamer-Caldera v Sri Lanka (CEDAW) Case Digest

In a landmark decision adopted 21 February 2022, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) finds that the criminalisation of consensual, same-sex intimacy between women is a human rights violation. The case was brought by Rosanna Flamer-Caldera, Executive Director of EQUAL GROUND, the main LGBT organisation in Sri Lanka, with the support of the Human Dignity Trust.