Armenia UPR Submission 2019 - Equality Now

Armenia UPR Submission 2019

Armenia Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review

Thirty Fifth Session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council

January - February 2020

This submission deals with our concerns with regard to definitions of sexual violence crimes enabling impunity for perpetrators, prevalence of serious violations of women’s rights in Armenia, practices which enable impunity for perpetrators of sexual violence crimes, further harm to adolescent girl survivors of sexual violence and attacks on women human rights defenders.

Submitted by: Equality Now, Sexual Assault Crisis Centre and the Armavir Development Centre NGO