The UN General Assembly recently elected 14 new Human Rights Council members for a period of three years starting in January 2020.
For the following States:
Micronesia (Federated States of), Lebanon, Mauritania, Nauru, Rwanda, Nepal, Saint Lucia, Oman, Austria, Myanmar, Australia, Georgia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Sao Tome and Principe
The 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council took place from September 9 to September 27, 2019.
In support of International Safe Abortion Day (28 September 2019), and on behalf of 353 organizations and 534 persons, we delivered a joint statement on reproductive justice and abortion at the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council.
لدعم "اليوم العالمي للإجهاض الآمن" الموافق ٢٨ أيلول، طوّرت المبادرة للحقوق الجنسيّة، والمركز للحقوق الإنجابيّة، وائتلاف العدالة الإنجابيّة، ومنظّمة Ipas، ومركز آسيا والمحيط الهادئ للموارد والأبحاث للنّساء، والرّابطة لتنمية حقوق النّساء، ومنظّمة CHOICE للشّباب والجنسانيّة بيانًا مشتركًا حول الحقّ في الإجهاض، لتقدّمه خلال انعقاد الجلسة الـ٤٢ القادمة لمجلس الأمم المتّحدة لحقوق الإنسان في جينيف. ويركّز بيان هذا العام على العدالة الإنجابيّة والإجهاض.
In support of the upcoming International Safe Abortion Day on 28 September 28, the Sexual Rights Initiative, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, Ipas, the Asia-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development , and CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality have developed a joint statement on abortion rights for delivery at the upcoming 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The focus of this year’s statement is on reproductive justice and abortion.
The 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place from September 9-27, 2019.
Read information about anticipated sexual rights-related resolutions, panels and reports, UPR outcomes, and parallel events taking place during the 42nd session.
The 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council took place from February 25th to March 22rd, 2019.
Below you will find information on some of the key sexual rights related:
- Oral Statements
- Panel Discussions
- Side Event
- SRI Videos
All of which the Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI) was engaged with during the session.
Women Human Rights Defenders working on sexual rights in international and regional human rights mechanisms
5 March 2019, 13:00-14:00
Sexual Rights at the 40th UN Human Rights Council
The 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place from 25 February to 22 March 2019.
Find below information about anticipated sexual rights-related resolutions, panels and reports, UPR outcomes, and parallel events taking place during the 40th session.
Expected Resolutions Relevant to Sexual Rights