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Human rights under increasing attack worldwide 12/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Burundi
  • Independent expert to examine the existing international criminal and human rights framework for the protection of persons from enforced or involuntary disappearance
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Guatemala
  • Independent Expert on Minorities
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Afghanistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Iraq
  • Sp. Rapporteur on use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Representative of the S-G on children in armed conflict
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Special Representative of the CHR on Iran
  • Human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Administration of justice
  • African Descent
  • Ageing persons
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Children rights
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Environment
  • Economic social and cultural rights
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of movement
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Right to peace
  • Right to property
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
It is time to increase action to end and prevent violence against women and girls 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Statement by Dr. Dubravka Šimonović, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its cause and consequences at “The EU accession to the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence” 11/29/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Statement by Dr. Dubravka Šimonovic, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its cause and consequences at the Gender Symposium: combating femicide 11/25/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
For International Women Human Rights Defenders Day – 29 November 2016 11/25/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
International Women Human Rights Defenders Day –29 November 2016 11/25/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Women human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
International Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women – 25 November 11/22/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN Special rapporteur challenges Argentina to step up protection of women in “machismo culture” 11/21/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
NI UNA Menos movement is ahead of the problem: the State must catch up and intensify efforts to prevent femicide and other forms of gender based violence against women and girls  11/21/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
Violence against women: UN human rights expert in first official visit to Argentina 11/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
       
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