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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
UN experts condemn Egypt as clampdown “tightens the noose” on women’s rights movement 12/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
End of mission statement of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practiceof its visit to Kuwait1 12/15/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Kuwait
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Malaysia to stop targeting human rights defenders under national security legislation 12/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Malaysia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Women
E F S R C A
Development agenda at risk unless States honour political and financial commitments, UN experts warn 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Business and human rights
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Minorities
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous people
  • Right to development
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
30th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Right to Development by the UN General Assembly on 4 December 1986 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Business and human rights
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Minorities
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous people
  • Right to development
E F S R C A
Discrimination against women: UN expert group undertakes first fact-finding visit to Kuwait 12/1/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Kuwait
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
E F S R C A
For International Women Human Rights Defenders Day – 29 November 2016 11/25/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • 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 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
“Unsafe abortion is still killing tens of thousands women around the world” – UN rights experts warn 9/27/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Violence against women
  • Health
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
       
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