Discrimination against women with regard to health and safety

Working Group’s inputs on the Human Rights Committee draft general comment No. 36 on article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Right, on the right to life (October 2017)

To inform its thematic report, the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice circulated a questionnaire about “Non-discrimination and equality with regard to health and safety”. Responses were received from different stakeholders, including Members States, civil society organizations and other actors, and contributions on issues related to the theme, submitted by several partners.

Thematic report on Health and Safety, to be presented at the 32th session of the Human Rights Council (June 2016) - A/HRC/32/44 

Questionnaire responses

The questionnaire is available in English, French and Spanish.

Responses from Member States:

Responses from other stakeholders:

Written submissions:


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