CRC/C/86/D/83/2019 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child advance unedited version Distr.: General 5 March 2021 Original: English Committee on the Rights of the Child Views adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communication procedure, concerning communication No. 83/2019*,** Communication submitted by: R.H.M. (represented by counsel, N.E. Hansen) Alleged victim: Y.A.M. State party: Denmark Date of communication: 26 April 2019 Date of adoption of Views: 4 February 2021 Subject matter: Deportation of a girl to Somalia, where she would allegedly risk being forcefully subjected to female genital mutilation Procedural issue: Substantiation of claims Substantive issues: Prohibition of discrimination; best interests of the child; protection of the child against all forms of violence or ill treatment Articles of the Convention: 3 and 19 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 7 (e) and (f) * Adopted by the Committee at its eighty-sixth session (18 January–5 February 2021). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Suzanne Aho Assouma, Amal Salman Aldoseri, Hynd Ayoubi Idrissi, Philip Jaffe, Olga A. Khazova, Gehad Madi, Benyam Dawit Mezmur, Mikiko Otani, Luis Pedernera Reyna, Aissatou Alassane Sidikou, Ann Marie Skelton, Velina Todorova and Renate Winter. 

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