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Key reports & resolutions at the 35th Session of the Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council (HRC) is the foremost intergovernmental body responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.

The 35th session of the HRC is taking place in Geneva from 6-23 June 2017, where the HRC will be presented with thematic and country reports from UN experts and where Member States will debate and pass resolutions on cross-cutting human rights issues and human rights situations in particular countries.

These are the key reports and resolutions that pertain to gender justice, sexuality and women's rights.

Key reports from UN experts

Special Procedures

Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

  • Activities of the United Nations Trust Fund in support of actions to eliminate violence against women

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Key resolutions passed by HRC Member States

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Germany, Philippines

Mexico, Colombia


Sierra Leone, Netherlands, Argentina, Canada, Ethiopia, Honduras, Italy, Maldives, Montenegro, Poland, Switzerland, Uruguay, United Kingdom, Zambia

Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Philippines, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Tunisia

Bangladesh, Belarus, China, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, El Salvador, Mauritania, Morocco, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia

Youth Forum

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