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Call for Submission: Gender-sensitive approach to Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killing

The UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killing is committed to a gender-sensitive perspective in all her work, including through her missions, recommendations, general oversight, and reporting.

On a preliminary basis, she is considering issuing reports on: 

  • A gender-sensitive approach to extra-judicial, summary and arbitrary executions: legal and research methodology implications
  • Gender-specific killings that may amount to extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary, including for instance, domestic violence, honor killings, “femicide”, and/or other topics to be identified through consultation.

In accordance with the established practice of thematic mandate-holders, she welcomes submissions that civil society, academic, member states, UN agencies may wish to transmit for this purpose.

Additional information about the call for submission and Questions

All submissions should be sent by 31 January 2017in English, French or Spanish to ejegendersubmission@ohchr.org. Deadline extended until 10 February 2017.