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Embrace diversity and protect trans and gender diverse children and adolescents 5/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Committee against Torture
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Children rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Human rights education
  • Health
  • Women rights
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
El Salvador: UN experts urge Congress to allow termination of pregnancy in specific circumstances 5/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • El Salvador
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Women rights
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Health
E F S R C A
Honduras needs progressive reform of abortion law to advance women’s human rights, say UN experts 4/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Honduras
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Violence against women
  • Health
E F S R C A
UN experts mark third anniversary of Nigeria kidnapping with new plea for “forgotten” Chibok girls 4/12/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Health
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
UN experts urge UAE to quash the death sentence against a woman migrant domestic worker 3/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
UN experts mark International Women’s Day saying equal rights should be top of the agenda 3/7/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
International Women’s Day Statement by United Nations Women’s Human Rights Experts 3/7/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • Women's rights and gender
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
Expertos de la ONU piden al Congreso de Guatemala que apoye la iniciativa 5179 2/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Guatemala
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Women
E F S R C A
Dominican Republic: UN rights experts urge legislators to back President Medina’s stand on abortion 1/25/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Dominican Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
Kuwait: Tackling persistent barriers for women to sustain progress 12/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Kuwait
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
E F S R C A
       
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