Egypt UPR Submission 2019
Egypt Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review
Thirty-Fourth Session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council
October – November 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 Egypt to better address these areas of concern.
Submitted by: Equality Now, Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA) and the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights.DOWNLOAD PDF