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Honduras needs progressive reform of abortion law to advance women’s human rights, say UN experts 4/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Honduras
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Violence against women
  • Health
E F S R C A
UN experts mark third anniversary of Nigeria kidnapping with new plea for “forgotten” Chibok girls 4/12/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Health
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
UN experts urge UAE to quash the death sentence against a woman migrant domestic worker 3/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • 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 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) 3/13/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
UN experts urge States and companies to address online gender-based abuse but warn against censorship 3/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
UN experts mark International Women’s Day saying equal rights should be top of the agenda 3/7/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Australia places violence against women high on the agenda but indigenous women left behind, says UN expert  3/3/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Australia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
End of mission statement by Dubravka Šimonović, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against women, its causes and consequences, on her visit to Australia from 13 to 27 February 2017 2/27/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Australia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Violence against women: UN human rights expert launches official visit to Australia 2/9/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Australia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Dominican Republic: UN rights experts urge legislators to back President Medina’s stand on abortion 1/25/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Dominican Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
       
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