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Issues in focus


Strengthening the protection of women from torture

Issues

Reports*

Anti-terrorism measures
Children
Convention against Torture /Optional Protocol to CAT
Cooperation with regional organisations
Corporal punishment
Corporal punishment of children
Cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment
Death penalty in light of the prohibition of cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment
Diplomatic assurances
Disabilities (persons with)
Disappearance
Drug policies and human rights
Effective investigation of torture  and the role of forensic expertise in combating impunity for torture
Evidence extracted by torture
Gender-specific forms of torture
Guarantees for persons deprived of their liberty
HIV/AIDS and torture
Human rights defenders
Impunity
Incommunicado detention
International Criminal Court
Intimidation
Mechanisms to visit places of detention/Optional Protocol to CAT
National standards
Non-refoulement
A/54/426, A/59/324 (see also above: diplomatic assurances)
Poverty
Prevention and transparency
Psychiatric institutions, persons with disabilities
Racism
Rehabilitation
Reparations
Responsibility
Role of medical personnel and of forensic expertise
Sexual minorities
Solitary confinement
Study on the phenomena of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in the world
Torture equipment /Trade in torture tools
Universal jurisdiction
Victims
Visit methodology
Women (Strengthening the protection of women from torture)

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