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UN human rights experts call for independent probe into Philippines violations 6/7/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
  • Right to food
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Health
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Zimbabwe policies hitting poor hardest, say UN rights experts 4/4/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Zimbabwe
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Extreme poverty
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • External debt
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Independent women human rights mechanisms are part of the solution to "push back the pushbacks and keep pushing back" 3/20/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Brazil must ensure justice for rights defender Marielle Franco killed a year ago, say UN and IACHR experts 3/14/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • African Descent
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
China: UN experts renew calls for probe into death of Cao Shunli 3/14/2019
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Statement by Ms. Dubravka Šimonović, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences for the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women 3/11/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Guatemala Congress must not pass “amnesty” bill for rights violations, say UN experts 3/11/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Guatemala
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Women
  • Internally displaced persons
E F S R C A
International Women’s Day - 8 March 2019 Women’s menstrual health should no longer be a taboo 3/5/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Health
  • Right to drinking water
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019 3/5/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Women
  • Cultural rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • Education
  • Right to drinking water
  • Health
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Croatia must act now to end violence and abuse against women in reproductive health procedures, say UN experts 2/22/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Croatia
  • 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
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Health
E F S R C A
       
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