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Power shortages in Gaza deepening the humanitarian crisis, say UN rights experts 7/12/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Israel
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • SR right to development
  • Adequate housing
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to development
E F S R C A
USA: UN rights experts urge the Governor of Virginia to halt execution of man with psychosocial disability 7/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
E F S R C A
World community must solve Yemen water crisis to halt spiralling cholera outbreak – UN experts 6/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Yemen
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Right to drinking water
  • Health
E F S R C A
World needs “revolution” in mental health care – UN rights expert 6/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Health
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
UN experts call on Nigeria to ensure release of all those still under Boko Haram captivity 5/9/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Health
  • Violence against women
  • Slavery
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
Halt Yemen conflict now to save generation from famine and cut “alarming” child mortality - UN experts 4/25/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Yemen
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Right to food
  • 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
       
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