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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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Good practices and major challenges in preventing and eliminating female genital mutilation : Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

27 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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

Summary report on the high-level panel discussion on the identification of good practices in combating female genital mutilation : Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

18 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Situation of human rights in Eritrea

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

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Manfred Nowak : addendum : mission to Nigeria (4 to 10 March 2007)

22 November 2007 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

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