In 2012 the Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR) working group reviewed the following states:
In 2012, WILPF’s Human Rights program led WILPF’s engagement with the Human Rights Council on Japan’s Universal Periodic Review as part of the monitoring, advocacy, and coordination on gender and disarmament issues.
WILPF’S STATEMENT ON JAPAN’S RESPONSIBILITY ON CRIMES AGAINST ‘COMFORT WOMEN
WILPF provided a statement reminding the Universal Periodic Review working group of the correlation between war and conflict and the trafficking of, and sexual crimes against women; and thereby urging the Japanese State to be accountable for the crimes of trafficking, rape and sexual abuse as perpetuated by the Imperial Japanese military during World War II.
Read advocacy statements and analyses of the Human Rights Council for 2012:
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