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UN must prioritise women’s protection amid States’ inadequate action, urges Special Rapporteur 10/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Statement by Dubravka Šimonovic, special rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, at the s eventy-second session of the General Assembly 10/5/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Experts propose action to end harmful practices related to witchcraft 10/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Albinism
  • Violence against women
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
International Safe Abortion Day – Thursday 28 September 2017 9/27/2017
  • Press Releases
  • 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 summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Bahrain to investigate reports of torture and ill-treatment of rights defender Ebtisam Alsaeg 7/18/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Bahrain
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by independent UN and regional women's human rights mechanisms: 7/10/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women's rights and gender
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
UN experts call for resistance as battle over women’s rights intensifies 6/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women
  • Women rights
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cultural rights
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
E F S R C A
35th session of the Human Rights Council, Statement by Ms. Dubravka Šimonović, Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its causes and consequences 6/13/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
States must provide shelters as “survival tool” for women victims of violence - UN expert 6/12/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
26th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 22-26 May 2017 5/26/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
       
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