The Sexual Rights Initiative is a coalition of national and regional organizations based in Canada, Poland, India, Egypt, Argentina, and South Africa that work together to advance human rights related to sexuality at the United Nations.
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In support of the upcoming International Safe Abortion Day on September 28, civil society organisations have developed a joint statement on abortion rights for delivery at the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Please note that an abbreviated version of this statement with the updated number of signatories will be delivered orally on October 4, 2021 at the Human Rights Council.
Joint SRI and national partner submissions on Uganda, Venezuela, and Sudan for the 40th Universal Periodic Review.
Although laws around gender equality and women’s rights in Somalia have advanced in the past years, there are important gaps that need addressing to effectively guarantee and protect women’s rights. If the recommendations are to have a positive impact on the lives of women and girls in Somalia, the government will need to take urgent and decisive action.
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The SRI has developed several databases to assist advocates, policy-makers, UN agencies, and diplomats in their sexual and reproductive health and rights advocacy at national and international levels.