Report of expert meeting on good practices, gaps and challenges in the application of a human rights-based approach to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in humanitarian settings


Published
18 July 2019
Author
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Presented
To the Human Rights Council at its 42nd session

Summary

The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 39/10. As requested in that resolution, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights organized a two-day meeting on 7 and 8 May 2019 in Geneva to discuss good practices, gaps and challenges in the application of a human rights-based approach to the implementation of policies and programmes to reduce preventable maternal mortality and morbidity in humanitarian settings. The present report is a summary of the discussions which took place at that meeting.