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Human Rights Report

The report addresses urgent areas of concern related to the status of human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons in Iraq and documented violations committed against these individuals under several articles of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. 

published: 10/19/2015
Human Rights Report

 The report highlighted urgent areas of concern related to the status of human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons in Iraq and documented violations committed against these individuals under several articles of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

published: 09/21/2015
Human Rights Report

The report addresses several areas of concern related to the status of the economic, social and cultural rights of women and girls in Iraq, including the prevalence of gender-based violence, discriminatory legal provisions, and violations of rights to physical and mental health and adequate standard of living.

published: 09/21/2015
Human Rights Report

The analysis compared the Syrian women’s groups’ recommendations to the CEDAW Committee for the review of the second periodic report of the Syrian Arab Republic at its 58th Session in July 2014, with the resultant Concluding Observations of the Committee to the Government.

published: 07/02/2015
Human Rights Report

The report focuses on violations of the rights of Iraqi women suffering violence and discrimination. The information was gathered through field visits, drawn from the primary documentation of personal testimonies gathered in Iraq since 2010 in both English and Arabic, and is supported by reports by news agencies, governments, and international human rights organizations. 

published: 10/27/2014
Human Rights Report

On February 6, 2013, over 200 participants attended the third in a series of three workshops entitled, “Assessing Legal Reforms: Opportunities for Strengthening Remedies and Responses to Sexual Violence in Haiti under the Haiti Draft Penal Code Revision Law,” aimed at bringing together government, civil society and other relevant actors concerned with gender-based violence (GBV) in Haiti. 

published: 02/06/2013
Human Rights Report

On June 20, 2012, Haiti’s Ministry of Justice and Public Security, the World Bank, KOFAVIV, and MADRE, in collaboration with the International Women's Human Rights Clinic at CUNY School of Law and WE-ADVANCE hosted the second of three workshops, entitled “International Approaches to Addressing Stigma and Discrimination Associated with Sexual Violence.” 

published: 02/06/2013
Human Rights Report

The report demonstrated that despite concerns and recommended measures by the Committee, violence against women and widespread impunity for perpetrators of these crimes remained a grave concern in Nicaragua. 

published: 10/16/2012
Human Rights Report

The report documented human rights violations against women in Guatemala under several articles of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and set forth a series of recommended measures that the State can undertake to better comply with its obligations under the Convention. 

published: 03/01/2012

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