The situation of human rights in Afghanistan and technical assistance achievements in the field of human rights – Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/HRC/34/41) – Reliefweb

Summary

The present report is being submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council decision 2/113 and resolution 14/15. It describes the human rights situation in Afghanistan from January to November 2016 and provides an overview of the core work and technical assistance conducted by the Human Rights Unit of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan in cooperation with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The report focuses on the five principal areas of work of the Unit, namely: protection of civilians in armed conflict; human rights and the protection of children in armed conflict; the elimination of violence against women, increasing women’s participation in peacebuilding and security, and gender equality; the prevention of torture and… Read More on Reliefweb