Russia UPR Submission 2017 - Equality Now

Russia UPR Submission 2017

Russian Federation Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 

Thirtieth Session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council

April - May 2017

The submission details our concerns regarding laws in the Russian Federation relating to domestic violence and rape; sex discrimination in labor laws; and restrictive laws governing NGO activity in the Russian Federation. In the submission, we make key recommendations for action by the government of the Russian Federation to better address these areas of concern.