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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

Report of the Special Rapporteurs on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography and on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences on their joint visit to Nigeria

16 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences on her mission to South Africa

14 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur trafficking in persons, especially women and children, on her mission to Jordan

8 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions in follow-up to his mission to Mexico

6 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children

3 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

19 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences on her mission to the Sudan

18 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

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