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Afghanistan: UN experts condemn Taliban decision to deny girls secondary education 3/24/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Education
  • Children rights
  • Children
E F S R C A
Sri Lanka: Criminalisation of same-sex sexual activity breached rights of a LGBTI activist, UN women’s rights committee finds 3/23/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
E F S R C A
International Women’s Day - 8 March 2022
Using the international and regional legal framework to stop all forms of violence against women and girls
3/8/2022
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
Ukraine: Protection and participation of women is essential, say UN human rights experts 3/4/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Ukraine
  • Russian Federation
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Women rights
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • International Order
  • Migrant workers
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Traffic in persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Minorities
  • Internally displaced persons
E F S R C A
UN women’s rights committee urges Canada to amend transgenerational discriminatory Indian Act 3/3/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Canada
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN experts call for end to Russian aggression against Ukraine and urgent protection of human rights 2/28/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Terrorism
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Extreme poverty
  • Mercenaries
  • Women
  • Slavery
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Minorities
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Right to development
  • Cultural rights
  • Older persons
  • Disability
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Right to drinking water
  • Religious intolerance
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Indigenous peoples
  • International Order
  • Environment
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • External debt
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Women rights
  • Discrimination
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Transnational corporations
  • Education
  • African Descent
  • Violence against women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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UN women’s rights committee publishes findings on Dominican Republic, Gabon, Lebanon, Panama, Peru, Senegal, Uganda and Uzbekistan 2/28/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Dominican Republic
  • Gabon
  • Lebanon
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Uganda
  • Senegal
  • Uzbekistan
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
E F S R C A
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women expresses concern about hostilities taking place in Ukraine 2/25/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Ukraine
  • Gabon
  • Senegal
  • Panama
  • Uganda
  • Uzbekistan
  • Peru
  • Lebanon
  • Dominican Republic
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
Experts of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women commend the Dominican Republic on its progress in education and ask about trafficking and poverty in rural areas 2/18/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Dominican Republic
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
Experts of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women commend Lebanon on its COVID-19 recovery programmes and ask about the Beirut port explosion and vulnerable women 2/18/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Lebanon
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
  • Women rights
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
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