Report on intersectionality of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia on the full enjoyment of all human rights by women and girls


Published
12 April 2017
Author
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Presented
To the Human Rights Council at its 35th session

Summary

In the present report, submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to its resolution 32/17, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights analyses the ways in which several grounds of discrimination intersect, and the impact that they have on the full realization of women’s and girls’ human rights. He also summarizes practices shared by States, identifies implementation gaps and makes recommendations.

Related work

Summary report on the panel discussion of the impact of multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and violence in the context of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance on the full enjoyment of all human rights by women and girls (19 December 2017) (A/HRC/37/28)

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