The report “Rights in the Time of COVID-19 – Lessons from HIV for an Effective, Community-Led Response” from UNAIDS presents key lessons from the AIDS response that are crucial for an effective human rights-based approach to public health emergencies. They range from tackling stigma and discrimination faced by affected individuals and communities to prioritizing measures for reaching the most vulnerable, removing human rights barriers, establishing trust between communities and public health authorities and protecting critical frontline medical staff.
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The objective of this report is to contribute to a better understanding of State obligations aimed at guaranteeing, protecting, and facilitating public protests and demonstrations, as well as the standards that should frame the progressive use of force—and as a last resort—in protest contexts. The report stresses that demonstrators have the freedom to choose the mode, form, place, and message for peaceful protest, and States have the obligation to manage social conflict through dialogue.
This report provides information on acid attacks against women and girls in Iran for improper veiling, particularly in Isfahan, by gangs affiliated to the Iranian regime.
This is a report with statistics on FGM practice, legislation and actions.
This is a UNICEF Report on FGM with concepts, practice, social dynamics, related human rights law, and possible community and legislative actions
This paper gives an overview of different initiatives in the area of protecting and strengthening the efforts of cyber activists.
This monograph brings a comprehensive discussion of issues of labour migration in a globalizing world, and highlights Ilo perspectives on labour migration, the connections between migration and development, decent work for migrant workers, the normative framework for protection of migrant rights, the governance of international labour migration, and the role of social dialogue and international cooperation.
This section of the 2016 HRW World Repport address the changes relating to transgender rights on a global perspective, and pointing practical situations, such as health care, access to police and justice, privacy and right to freedom.