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UN Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN General Assembly on 15 March 2006 with the main purpose of addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them Website: www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/hrc/pages/hrcindex.aspx
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Accelerating efforts to eliminate violence against women: preventing and responding to violence against women and girls, including indigenous women and girls : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

19 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Addressing 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 : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

18 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Capacity-building and technical cooperation with Côte d'Ivoire in the field of human rights : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

15 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Technical assistance and capacity-building in strengthening human rights in Iraq in the light of the abuses committed by Daesh and associated terrorist groups : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

8 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Intensifying global efforts and sharing good practices to effectively eliminate female genital mutilation : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

2 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Accelerating efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women: preventing and responding to rape and other forms of sexual violence

25 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The right to a nationality: women and children

16 July 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, Its Causes and Consequences : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

8 April 2011 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Trafficking in persons, especially women and children: regional and subregional cooperation in promoting a human rights-based approach to combating trafficking in persons

23 June 2010 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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