In 2013 the Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR) working group reviewed the following states:
In 2013, WILPF’s Human Rights program led WILPF’s engagement with the Human Rights Council on enhanced institutions for accountability and the Japanese Universal Periodic Review as part of the monitoring, advocacy, and coordination on gender and disarmament issues.
WILPF’S STATEMENT ON A GENERAL MECHANISM FOR CASES OF NON-COOPERATION WITH THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW
WILPF provided a statement urging the Human Rights Council to establish an effective mechanism to ensure accountability and cooperation of States in the Universal Periodic Review process.
WILPF’S STATEMENT ON THE RESPONSIBILITY OF JAPAN FOR MILITARY SEXUAL SLAVERY
WILPF made a joint statement with the Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace (WAM) on the occasion of the adoption of Japan’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report, and urged the Japanese State to address the the State’s violations of women’s human rights, especially Japan’s military sexual slavery during World War II.
Read WILPF advocacy statements and analyses of the Human Rights Council for 2013:
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