The 43rd session of the Universal Periodic review begins on 1 May 2023. The working group session will take place from 1 to 12 May 2023. 14 Countries will be under review during the session: France,Tonga, Romania, Mali, Botswana, the Bahamas, Burundi, Luxembourg, Barbados, Montenegro, the United Arab Emirates, Israel, Liechtenstein and Serbia. In collaboration with our partners, the SRI collaborated on reports for Romania and Botswana.
Collaborators: ACCEPT, ECPI and the Sexual Rights Initiative
Key words: Hate crimes, hate speech, LGBT, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage equality, comprehensive sexuality education, access to information, access to sexual and reproductive health services, access to contraception, abortion, HIV/AIDS.
Collaborators: Banana Club, Back Queer DocX, Botswana Trans Initiative, Love|Loss|Life, Mmammati Human Rights Hub, Iranti, SALC and the Sexual Rights Initiative
Key words: Violence against women, gender based violence, legal gender recognition, discrimination, bodily autonomy, safe abortion, marital rape, sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Collaborators: SAT, The PACT the Sexual Rights Initiative
Key words: Adolescents, gender based violence (GBV), sexual rights, comprehensive sexuality education, young people, right to health.
Collaborators: Sisonke Botswana, ASWA and the Sexual Rights Initiative
Key words: Sex work, criminalisation, violence against women, gender based violence, HIV/AIDS.