Collaborators: SRI, The A Project, Center for Reproductive Rights
Key Words: Family violence, marital rape, personal status law, rights of LGBT persons, contraception, safe abortion
Collaborators: SRI, Arab Foundation for Freedom and Equality
Key Words: Women’s rights, LGBT people, sexual rights, reproductive rights, freedom of Association and Expression
The Human Rights Council,
Emphasizing that the Convention on the Rights of the Child constitutes the standard in the promotion and protection of the rights of the child, bearing in mind the importance of the Optional Protocols to the Convention, and calling for their universal ratification and effective implementation, as well as that of other relevant human rights instruments,
The views of UN Women on the subject are grounded in the relevant human rights principles and provisions, intergovernmental normative frameworks and the best available scientific and epidemiological evidence. UN Women is attentive to the important input of civil society across the wide spectrum of opinion that pertains to the subject.
The 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council took place from February 26 to March 23rd 2018. Below you will find information on some of the key sexual rights related: Resolutions, Oral Statements, Side Events and Panels.
SRI Side Event Sexuality Education: Rights and Realities
The 28th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was held at the UN Human Rights Council, in Geneva, from 6-17 November 2017.
Fourteen countries were reviewed during UPR28: Argentina, Benin, Czechia, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Japan, Pakistan, Peru, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Ukraine, and Zambia.