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SRI Advocacy




The SRI participates in every session of the UN Human Rights Council to ensure sexual rights are visible, included and advanced.

The SRI works in partnership with local/national organizations and networks of sexual and reproductive health and rights activists to advocate for the inclusion of sexual rights dimensions in the following mechanisms of the Human Rights Council:

  • Resolutions and debates
  • Panels and side-events
  • Special Procedures
  • Universal Periodic Review
  • Studies and reports prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights



Advocacy at the Human Rights Council

Read our What’s New section for regular updates from each session and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.




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    Law and Policy Database

    The national sexual rights law and policy database is a one-stop-shop for sexual rights related Constitutions, laws and policies.

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  • UPR Toolkit

    UPR Toolkit

    This practical toolkit for sexual rights advocates is available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic.

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  • UPR Database

    UPR Database

    Database of sexual rights recommendations and references at the Universal Periodic Review coming soon!

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