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  • Joint statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - Awareness and Action – Poverty, Inequality and Gender Based Violence against Women (8 March 2024)
  • Call to action: UNiTE! Invest to prevent violence against women and girls! Statement and call to action for increased investment on prevention by nine UN entities on the occasion of the official commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November 2023): statement
  • Joint statement on the International Day of the Girl Child (11 October 2023): statement
  • Global and regional experts call for united efforts to preserve hard-fought gains for women’s rights (8 March 2023): statement and full statement
  • Joint statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women calling on States to bridge the gap of impunity for violence against women across the word (25 November 2022): statement, also available in Spanish
  • Women’s rights experts call for more recognition of the digital dimension of violence against women in human rights implementation efforts (17 June 2022): statement.
  • Joint statement on International Women’s Day - Using the international and regional legal framework to stop all forms of violence against women and girls (8 March 2022): statement 
  • Joint statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - All forms of violence against women and girls must stop - experts (25 November 2021): statement
  • The Platform of independent expert mechanisms on the elimination of discrimination and violence against women (EDVAW Platform) calls on the UN Commission on the Status of Women to use women's human rights instruments and expert mechanisms to accelerate the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action (24 March 2021): press release
  • Joint statement by the Special Rapporteur and the EDVAW Platform of women’s rights mechanisms on Covid-19 and the increase in violence and discrimination against women (14 July 2020): statement and press release
  • Elimination of discrimination and violence against women and girls, including its root causes, must be integrated in all efforts to silence the guns before, during and after conflict (11 February 2020): statement and press release
  • Absence of consent must become the global standard for definition of rape, say experts (25 November 2019): press release
  • International Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women25 November 2019 (22 November 2019): press release
  • Violence and harassment against women and girls in the world of work is a human rights violation, say independent human rights mechanisms on violence against women and women's rights (31 May 2019): statement
  • Intimate partner violence against women is an essential factor in the determination of child custody, say women's rights experts (31 May 2019): statement
  • Independent women human rights mechanisms are part of the solution to "push back the pushbacks and keep pushing back" (20 March 2019): statement
  • Joint statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women -  End the global epidemic of femicide (*NiUnaMenos) and support women speaking up against violence against women (*MeToo) (23 November 2018): statement
  • Joint statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women -  Joint call by UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women and global and regional mechanisms on women’s rights to eradicate gender-based violence against women (22 November 2017): statement
  • Joint statement by independent UN and regional women's human rights mechanisms on the consideration of Sustainable Development Goal 5 by the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (10 July 2017): statement
  • Joint statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – Joint call by UN Rapporteur on Violence against Women and all other global and regional mechanisms to end femicide and gender-based violence (22 November 2016): statement
  • Access the full report of the platform's activities (2017-2020).