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Bolivia CAT Submission 2021

This joint submission details our concerns with regard to laws related to rape and other forms of sexual violence and procedures and practices which effectively deny access to justice for survivors of sexual violence. Bolivia’s legal system continues to ...

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Togo UPR Submission 2021

This submission focuses on gender discrimination in the Togolese Nationality Code and the lack of safeguards to ensure a child’s right to a nationality and the prevention of statelessness. Submitted by Association Question des Femmes, Rencontre Africaine ...

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Canada CAT Submission 2021

Our joint submission details our concerns about the continued prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in Canada and the failure of the Canadian government to take concrete and effective action to end FGM/C in Canada and provide support for ...

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Tajikistan UPR Submission 2021

During the previous UPR cycle, Tajikistan received 29 recommendations to strengthen and improve measures regarding women’s rights protection. From these recommendations, twelve of them related to preventing and eliminating violence against women, five of ...

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Russia CAT Submission 2021

Our joint submission details our concerns with regard to laws related to rape and other forms of sexual violence and procedures and practices which effectively deny access to justice for survivors of sexual violence. Russia’s legal system continues to ...

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Egypt UPR Submission 2019

This submission details our concerns regarding Egypt’s treatment of Women Human Rights Defenders, discriminatory provisions of the nationality law, and the need for a law on violence against women. We make key recommendations for action by the government of ...

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Liberia Human Rights Committee Submission 2018

The submission, based on consultation with Equality Now’s partners in Liberia including Women Solidarity Incorporated (WOSI) and the Association of Female Sociologists of Liberia (LAFSO), focuses on continued violations against women and girls, ...

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Bahrain CCPR Submission 2018

This submission deals with our concerns, as previously raised in our submission for the Adoption of the List of Issues for Bahrain at its 121st session, regarding the perpetuation of sex-based discrimination against women under the law in Bahrain. The ...

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Paraguay CEDAW Submission 2017

This submission deals with Paraguay’s obligation to address its high prevalence of sexual violence and forced pregnancy against young and adolescent girls under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (“CEDAW”). ...

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