Human Rights Council

Widows’ Rights International – 41st session of the Human Rights Council Written Statement on Early and Forced Marriage

Please click HERE to view and download the full written statement  Widows Rights International (WRI), Wixamtree, Sand Lane, Northill, SG18 9AD, UK administrator@widowsrights.org www.widowsrights.org 41st Session – Human Rights Council Written statement on Early,...

HRC39 Statement – Women and Trade

This statement is submitted by Women’s Federation for World Peace International, together with Graduate Women International, Soroptimist International, International Alliance of Women, International Federation of Business and Professional Women, Pan Pacific and...

201903 HRC40 MMM – Right to Work

Oral Statement 40th session of the Human Rights Council Item 3 General Debate – Report of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the realization of the right to work. We at Make Mothers Matter thank the OHCHR for the report on the right to work,...

Call for applicants: Consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent

  In accordance with resolution A/RES/73/262, adopted by the General Assembly, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is organizing a one-day consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent to be held at the United Nations in Geneva on 29 March 2019. OHCHR invites civil society representatives interested in participating […]

Joint Statement 39th Session of the Human Rights Council – Child Widowhood: A Neglected Gender and Human Rights Violation

A joint statement submitted to the 39th Session of the Human Rights Council by GWI, Graduate Women International with co-sponsoring NGOs in General Consultative Status to the ECOSOC, International Alliance of Women, Soroptimist International, Women’s Federation for World Peace, and Zonta International; and NGOs in Special Consultative Status to ECOSOC European Union of Women, FAWCO, […]

HRC 18th session – Annual Discussion on the integration of a gender perspective in the work of the Human Rights Council

A joint statement by the World YWMCA, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) and the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva, “PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY AS INSTITUTIONAL PRACTICE: FROM POLICY TO ACTION” has been delivered at the Human Rights Council 18th Session during the annual discussion on the integration […]