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Published on June 28, 2012

Agenda Item 6 UPR General Debate

Joint statement of SRI & COC Netherlands

Statement delivered by Meghan Doherty, ACPD (Canada)

 

Thank you Madam President

We welcome the Council’s attention to women’s human rights in the UPR process, and trust that this attention will continue throughout the second cycle.

However, we urge States to be more specific in their recommendations about the laws and policies that serve to systematically discriminate against women, marginalize women and place our lives, health and wellbeing at risk.

Published on June 27, 2012

SRI statement on the Working Group on Discrimination Against Women in Law and Practice’s first report to the Human Rights Council

Delivered by Dalia Abd El–Hameed, EIPR (Egypt)

 

Thank you Madam President

We would like to use this opportunity to welcome the report of the working group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and practice.

Published on June 26, 2012

Joint statement of the SRI and the International Lesbian and Gay Association during the interactive dialogue with Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

Delivered by Karolina Więckiecz, Federation for Women and Family Planning (Poland)

 

Madam President,

Published on June 25, 2012

Joint Statement of SRI and COC Netherlands during the panel discussion on women’s human rights

Delivered by Meghan Doherty, ACPD (Canada)

Thank you Madam President

We welcome this panel’s focus on reparations for women subjected to violence and the recognition that, given the disparate and differentiated impact that violence has on women, especially marginalized women, including sexually marginalized women, there is a need for specific measures of redress in order to meet their specific needs and priorities.

Published on June 25, 2012

SRI statement during interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children

Delivered by Debolina Dutta, CREA (India)

 

 

Thank you Madame President,