Resolution Working Towards the Elimination of Crimes Against Women Committed in the Name of Honour

Wednesday, January 31, 2001
United Nations

Bearing in mind also that crimes against women committed in the name of honour are a human rights issue and that States have an obligation to exercise due diligence to prevent, investigate and punish the perpetrators of such crimes and to provide protection to the victims, and that the failure to do so constitutes a human rights violation.

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