586. Social categorisations and 'other status'.

In the application of Article 141 beyond the specified categories of discrimination2 'other status' has been interpreted to include grounds such as:

(1)     sexual orientation3;

(2)     age or minority4;

(3)     ability and disability5;

(4)     family relationships and marital status6;

(5)     financial situation7;

(6)     wealth, poverty and homelessness8;

(7)     military rank9;

(8)     conscientious objection10;

(9)     types of compulsory service11;

(10)     work and professional status12;

(11)     trade union status13;

(12)     place of residence14