Published on February 14, 2023

As we embark on another year of activism for sexual rights, we wanted to share with you our highlights of 2022. While the UN human rights system continues to be confronted by multiple challenges –from funding shortages, geopolitical tensions and polarisation and attempts to undermine multilateralism to the presence and influence of regressive and conservative actors, we have made steadfast progress in advancing sexual rights in this system. Read below for our highlights of 2022.

Published on December 15, 2022

The 42nd session of the Universal Periodic review begins on the 23rd of January 2023. The working group session will take place from 23 January to 3 February 2023. 13 Countries will be under review during the session: Czechia, Gabon, Benin, Switzerland, Argentina, Ghana, Guatemala, the Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Japan, Sri Lanka and Zambia. In collaboration with our partners, the SRI collaborated on reports for Guatemala, Japan, Pakistan, Switzerland and Zambia.

Published on December 14, 2022

Below is our list of sexual rights-related highlights from each UPR41 review. This list presents recommendations made related to sexual rights, including State responses to date.

In collaboration with our partners, the SRI collaborated on reports for South Africa, India, Poland and the Netherlands for this session.

Published on December 14, 2022

La 41e séance de l’Examen périodique universel (EPU) a eu lieu du 7 au 18 novembre 2022.

Quatorze pays y ont fait l’objet d’un examen : le Royaume de Bahreïn, l’Équateur, la Tunisie, le Maroc, l’Indonésie, la Finlande, le Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d’Irlande du Nord, l’Inde, le Brésil, les Philippines, l’Algérie, la Pologne, les Pays-Bas et l’Afrique du Sud.

Published on December 09, 2022

As observers of the Human Rights Council, we have repeated and continue to repeat our concerns with these so-called efficiency measures. The so-called efficiency measures privilege convenience over the Council's effectiveness, which should concern all of us. The lack of general debates during the June sessions has severely impacted civil society participation. It is particularly true for feminist groups and groups that work on issues of gender and sexuality.

Published on October 27, 2022

Entre les sessions du Conseil des droits de l'Homme, il existe de nombreuses façons pour les activistes, les mouvements et les organisations de s'engager dans le système des droits humains de l'ONU pour faire avancer leur plaidoyer. Dans cette publication, nous nous concentrons sur les récents appels à contribution des procédures spéciales qui offrent des possibilités d'engagement féministe.