The 24th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was held at the UN Human Rights Council, in Geneva, from 18-29 January 2016. Here is a recap of sexual rights at UPR24.
Fourteen countries were reviewed during UPR24 including: Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Palau, Paraguay, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands and Somalia.
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.