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A/70/222
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31/07/2015
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The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/157. The Special Rapporteur, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, describes the activities undertaken in relation to the discharge of her mandate since her previous report to the Assembly (A/69/262).
 
She also provides a study containing an analysis of the effects of the sale and sexual exploitation of...
A/HRC/29/31
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27/05/2015
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In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights focuses on the relationship between extreme poverty and extreme inequality and argues that a human rights framework is critical in addressing extreme inequality.

In the report, the Special Rapporteur provides an overview of the widening economic and social inequalities around the world; illustrates how such inequalities...

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18/05/2015
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This report is the result of an extensive desk review of existing data sources on violence against women and children in the Pacific. 

This publication also acknowledges the courageous testimony of the women who took part in the VAW prevalence research and the research teams that completed the studies....

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06/05/2015
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Each year hundreds of thousands of children across the EU are involved in legal proceedings. Justice systems need to do...
A/HRC/29/23
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04/05/2015
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 The present report is submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to its resolution 27/32, in which the Council requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to update the report of the Office of the High Commission on violence and discrimination against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity (A/HRC/19/41).
 
A/HRC/29/33
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02/04/2015
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In the present report, submitted pursuant to Council resolution 24/6, the Special Rapporteur provides a brief account of his activities since he took office in August 2014.

The main focus of the report is on the work of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, focusing on the right to health framework, and the development of the contours and content of the right to health. He then reflects on how...

A/HRC/29/33
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02/04/2015
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In the present report, submitted pursuant to Council resolution 24/6, the Special Rapporteur provides a brief account of his activities since he took office in August 2014.

The main focus of the report is on the work of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, focusing on the right to health framework, and the development of the contours and content of the right to health. He then reflects on how he...

A/HRC/RES/28/6
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31/03/2015
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Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

 

The Human Rights Council,

Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,

Guided also by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and recalling relevant international human rights treaties, including the...

A/HRC/29/38
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31/03/2015
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In the present report, the Special Rapporteur outlines her vision of the mandate and the working methods she intends to use, drawing on the work and experience of her predecessors, in the hope of making progress in implementing the mandate entrusted to her by the Human Rights Council in its resolution 26/8.

In section II, the Special Rapporteur provides an account of her activities since her appointment. In section III,...

A/HRC/29/20
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27/03/2015
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The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 27/22 on intensifying global efforts and sharing good practices to effectively eliminate female genital mutilation. Following a brief overview of issues related to that practice and the applicable legal framework, the report contains a summary of some of the initiatives undertaken by...
A/HRC/28/34
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16/12/2014
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I. Introduction

1. Pursuant to its resolution 25/10, the Human Rights Council held a panel discussion, on 23 September 2014, at its twenty-seventh session, on accelerating global efforts to end violence against children, with a particular focus on how to better prevent violence and protect children as a global priority and cross-cutting concern, and to share...

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22/10/2014
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The Cambodia’s Violence Against Children Survey 2013 provides, for the first time, national estimates that show the magnitude and nature of violence experienced by girls and young women, and boys and young men in Cambodia.

This study launched with SRSG Santos Pais was led by the Ministry of Women...

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01/10/2014
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This report summarises the findings of studies conducted by the African Child Policy forum (ACPF) in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Malawi, Morocco, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe and incorporates information from a wide variety of other sources. ACPF acknowledges with gratitude all individuals and organisations that participated in this project and whose own research made a contribution, particularly those children whose views helped inform the report...

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04/09/2014
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"This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children. UNICEF’s understanding of violence derives from Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which defines the scope as “all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, ...
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15/08/2014
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On 11 March 2014, during the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva), the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) together with Belgium, Mexico,
Montenegro and Norway, organised a side event on ‘Children of Parents Sentenced to the Death Penalty or Executed: Developments, Good Practices and Next Steps’.

This publication compiles the presentations made by the panellists and offers a...