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“Unsafe abortion is still killing tens of thousands women around the world” – UN rights experts warn 9/27/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Violence against women
  • Health
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Israel / OPT: UN women’s rights expert calls for peace process with full participation of women 9/26/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Reducing violence against women and promoting gender equality: two underused tools in bridging fragmented and divided communities and achieving peace 9/23/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Violence against women: UN human rights expert to visit Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory 9/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Turkey to adhere to its human rights obligations even in time of declared emergency 8/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Slavery
  • Religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Migrant workers
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Environment
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Mercenaries
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
“Grave regression for Dominican women and girls’ right to health” – UN experts call for the Criminal Code reform to be dropped 7/27/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Dominican Republic
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Statement by Ms Dubravka Šimonović, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences at the Regional Exchange of Good Practices: Challenges and New Struggles in Combatting Violence against Women 7/26/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Statement by Ms Dubravka Šimonović, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) - Gender conference 7/22/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
El Salvador: “Hope for the victims” – UN experts welcome annulment of the Amnesty Law 7/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • El Salvador
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Indigenous people
  • Violence against women
  • Independence of judiciary
  • International Order
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
Statement by Ms Dubravka Šimonović, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences at the Human Rights Council, Thirty-second session 6/17/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
       
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