Sudan CCPR Submission 2018 - Equality Now

Sudan CCPR Submission 2018

Sudan - Consideration of State Reports at International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

124th Session

October - November 2018


The submission respectfully urges the Committee to recommend to Sudan to comprehensively amend Article 149 of its 1991 Criminal Code to specifically criminalize marital rape; enforce current rape provisions; and enact laws that prevent all forms of sexual violence, including child, early and forced marriage.

The Committee referenced this submission in their Concluding Observations.