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Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of the Human Rights Council and that of its mechanisms 9/15/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Women's rights and gender
  • Women
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
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
E F S R C A
Backlash against women’s rights progress hurts us all – Zeid 3/7/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Women
  • Women rights
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
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
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
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
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
Joint statement by the UN Special Rapporteurs on the Right to Food, Right to Health, the Working Group on Discrimination against Women in law and in practice, and the Committee on the Rights of the Child in support of increased efforts to promote, support and protect breast-feeding 11/17/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Women
  • Children
E F S R C A
Open statement Habitat III: Shift towards a New Urban Agenda based on human rights 10/12/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Women
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
       
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