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UN experts say women’s sexual and reproductive rights integral to mindset-change in tackling gender discrimination in Samoa 8/18/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Samoa
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
UN Human Rights Council Independent expert group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice 8/18/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Samoa
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Bahrain to investigate reports of torture and ill-treatment of rights defender Ebtisam Alsaeg 7/18/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Bahrain
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by independent UN and regional women's human rights mechanisms: 7/10/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women's rights and gender
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
UN experts call for resistance as battle over women’s rights intensifies 6/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women
  • Women rights
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cultural rights
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
E F S R C A
35th session of the Human Rights Council, Statement by Ms. Dubravka Šimonović, Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its causes and consequences 6/13/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
States must provide shelters as “survival tool” for women victims of violence - UN expert 6/12/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
26th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 22-26 May 2017 5/26/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Mexico: UN rights experts strongly condemn killing of human rights defender and call for effective measures to tackle impunity 5/19/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Violence against women
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
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
       
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