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"Entre les mains des pays islamiques, la Commission des droits de l’homme de l’ONU et maintenant le Conseil des droits de l’homme a des allures de tribunal de l’Inquisition…"
"Ses membres invitent toutes les femmes à se joindre aux manifestations de soutien et de solidarité au nom de leurs droits humains dans le monde."
WLUML's statement on the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) is a partner in this UDHR60 NGO campaign and will be participating with a special focus on the month of March, using International Women’s Day as an anchor. Get involved!
The deadline for application to the 2008 English speaking fellowship programme is 10 December 2007. It is expected that five Fellows will be chosen to participate in the 2008 Programme to be held between February and May 2008.
Isabella Bakker's report on financing gender equality and empowerment, from the United Nation Division for the Advancement of Women, Expert Group Meeting on Financing for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (4-7 Sep. 07) Download the report here.
A committee of the United Nations General Assembly voted to back a resolution calling for a global moratorium on executions with a view to eventually abolishing the death penalty entirely.
A press statement from United Nations independent experts, calling on states to strengthen the protection of women from violence.
The World Organisation Against Torture's (OMCT) oral statement in the panel discussion on the integration of a gender perspective and women's rights into the work of the Human Rights Council.
Prof. Yakin Ertürk, Special Rapporteur of the United Nations Human Rights Council on violence against women, its causes and consequences, delivered the following statement on 27 July 2007:
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