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Libya violated human rights defender’s rights by failing to investigate and prosecute her arbitrary detention and torture, UN women’s rights committee finds 4/7/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Libya
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
UN Women’s Rights Committee issues findings on Denmark 4/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Denmark
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
Turkey: Withdrawal from Istanbul Convention is a pushback against women’s rights, say human rights experts 3/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Disability
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Slavery
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Terrorism
  • Right to food
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Transnational corporations
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to development
  • Religious intolerance
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Sale of children
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Adjourns Seventy-eighth Session 2/25/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
E F S R C A
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women considers the report of Denmark 2/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Denmark
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Discrimination
E F S R C A
Non-governmental organizations and national human rights institutions brief the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the situation in Denmark 2/18/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Denmark
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN Women’s Rights Committee to review Denmark online 2/17/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Denmark
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women opens seventy-eighth online session 2/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
E F S R C A
20 years from the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (OP-CEDAW): A universal instrument for upholding the rights of women and girls and for their effective access to justice 12/10/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
Governments must do more to prevent slavery and exploitation during COVID-19 pandemic 11/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Somalia
  • Myanmar
  • Mali
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Committee against Torture
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Slavery
  • Traffic in persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • International Order
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Right to development
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Migrant workers
  • Leprosy
  • Extreme poverty
  • Education
  • Children rights
  • Environment
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to drinking water
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Transnational corporations
  • Albinism
  • Disability
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Cultural rights
  • Women rights
  • Women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sale of children
  • Minorities
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