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Philippines’ NHRI strengthens its work on women’s rights

18 Jan 2017 Philippines
Women

Graphic: Ombudsman, staff and partners by the national inquiry banner

Samoa’s NHRI launches national inquiry on family violence

Samoa

The inquiry will seek to identify the factors contributing to family violence, as well as ways to improve support for those affected.

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​NHRC finds 16 women raped, assaulted by police personnel

08 Jan 2017 India
WomenInvestigation
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​SUHAKAM backs plan to raise marriage age

20 Nov 2016 Malaysia
Women
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​Commission urges more action on gender equality

06 Nov 2016 Bangladesh
Women
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Building partnerships for sustained change

26 Sep 2016  
BusinessAdvocacy
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APF deepens cooperation with UN partners

26 Sep 2016  
SOGISC
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​NHRC joins community rally to end human trafficking

26 Sep 2016 Nepal
WomenAdvocacy
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Commission welcomes first human trafficking conviction

26 Sep 2016 New Zealand
BusinessEducation
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​NHRCK develops index for protection of human trafficking victims

26 Sep 2016 South Korea
WomenEducation
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​Universities back national survey of sexual assault

23 Aug 2016 Australia
Women
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Tackling violence against women and girls

16 Aug 2016 Samoa
WomenInquiry
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Landmark workshop on reproductive rights in Afghanistan

15 Aug 2016 Afghanistan
ReproductiveEducation
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NHRC concerned about 'pathetic' work conditions of women

26 Jul 2016 India
BusinessInvestigation
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Rights of earthquake survivors in jeopardy

19 Jun 2016 Nepal
WomenAdvocacy
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Commission seeks report on women branded 'witches'

13 Jun 2016 India
WomenInvestigation
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Report reveals different faces of human trafficking

26 Apr 2016 Nepal
WomenMonitoring
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APF launches video resource on women’s rights

18 Apr 2016  
Women
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NHRIs receive strong backing at CSW 60

11 Apr 2016  
WomenIntl. engage
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NHRIs showcase their work to bolster women’s rights

22 Mar 2016  
WomenIntl. engage
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Women human rights defenders recognised

11 Mar 2016 Thailand
Defenders
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National human rights plan set to be implemented

11 Mar 2016 Jordan
Older persons
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​Coroners should have greater powers on domestic violence

09 Mar 2016 Australia
WomenMonitoring
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​CHR launches national inquiry on reproductive health

04 Mar 2016 Philippines
ReproductiveInquiry