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27 Jun 2018 description
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Secretary-General’s ‘List of Shame’ Should Reflect Report Findings

(New York) – The United Nations secretary-general’s new report on children and armed conflict sets a damaging precedent by ignoring or downplaying some countries’ abuses in his annual “list of shame,” Human Rights Watch said today.

14 Sep 2016 description
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Les pays participant aux deux sommets sur les réfugiés devraient s’engager à renforcer leurs offres de réinstallation et d’aide

13 Sep 2016 description
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At Global Refugee Summits, Commit to Resettlement and Aid

(New York, September 13, 2016) – The massive refugee crisis demands an unprecedented global response, Human Rights Watch said today. At two summits on September 19 and 20, 2016, at the United Nations, world leaders should take bold steps to share responsibility for millions of people displaced by violence, repression, and persecution.

30 Jun 2016 description
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State Department List Adds Iraq, Excludes Afghanistan

10 Aug 2015 description
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(Nueva York) – Las Naciones Unidas y los países miembros deberían abordar los problemas que enfrentan las mujeres en situaciones de conflicto armado en todo el mundo, señaló Human Rights Watch en un informe difundido hoy. Este año se cumple el 15.º aniversario de la histórica Resolución 1325 del Consejo de Seguridad sobre las mujeres, la paz y la seguridad, que será debatida por dicho consejo en octubre de 2015.

10 Aug 2015 description
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Il faut faciliter la participation politique et améliorer les services destinés aux victimes de viol

(New York) – Les Nations Unies et les pays membres devraient s’attaquer aux problèmes auxquels les femmes du monde entier sont exposées dans les situations de conflit armé, a déclaré Human Rights Watch dans un rapport publié aujourd’hui. Cette année marque le 15ème anniversaire de la Résolution 1325 du Conseil de sécurité, une résolution historique consacrée aux femmes, à la paix et à la sécurité, qui sera débattue au Conseil de sécurité en octobre 2015.

02 Aug 2015 description
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UN: Act to Empower Women in Conflicts

Enable Political Participation, Improve Services for Rape Victims

(New York) – The United Nations and member countries should tackle problems that women in armed conflict endure around the world, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325, a landmark resolution on women, peace, and security, which the Security Council will debate in October 2015.

16 May 2014 description
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Il faut développer la surveillance et renforcer les protections

16 May 2014 description

Health Workers, Patients Under Attack

Expand Monitoring, Strengthen Protections

05 Feb 2013 description
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UN Experts Express Concern Over Afghanistan Attacks, Detention

(Geneva, February 5, 2013) – The United States government should promptly carry out the recommendations of a United Nations committee of experts to improve protection of children abroad from armed conflict, Human Rights Watch said today. The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child released a report and recommendations to the US government on February 5, 2013.

10 Oct 2012 description
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Child Brides Denied Education, Face Violence, Health Catastrophes

(Geneva, October 10, 2012) – As the world celebrates the first International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, 2012, eliminating child marriages should be a key political priority for governments to protect the rights of girls and women, Human Rights Watch said today.

23 Jan 2012 description
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World Report 2012: Strengthen Support for ‘Arab Spring’

Governments Should Support Rights, Not Abusive Allies

(Cairo, January 22, 2012) – Many democracies have allowed their ties with repressive allies to temper their support for human rights in the Arab Spring protests, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2012. For reasons of principle and long-term interest, governments should stand firm with the people of the Middle East and North Africa when they demand their basic rights and work to ensure the transition to genuine democracies.

23 Nov 2011 description
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Report Issued Ahead of Annual Meeting

(Bangkok, November 23, 2011) – The new use of landmines in a handful of countries threatens to undermine progress toward banning the weapons, Human Rights Watch said today at the launch of Landmine Monitor 2011, a global report released in Bangkok. The membership in the international treaty banning antipersonnel landmines has expanded, however, to 158 countries.