ADC Memorial Welcomes the Recommendations of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has published its Concluding Observations for the Russian Federation following its 62nd session in September 2017. The Committee issued important recommendations related to the issues raised in ADC Memorial’s alternative report…read more

Anti-Discrimination Centre Memorial participated in submissions to the Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review on Russia (30th session, Third Cycle, May 2018)

On the problem of racism and discrimination in Russia ADC Memorial and the Russian LGBT Network made joint submission: the report focuses on discrimination based on ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and gender identity, religious affiliation and health condition. Another report…read more

The UN Committee on Social, Economic and Cultural Rights observed the report of the Russian Federation

Geneva, 26 September 2017. The UN Committee on Social, Economic and Cultural Rights observed the report of the Russian Federation. In the alternative report of ADC Memorial (with the participation of CrimeaSOS and the NGO “Revival of Kazas and Shor…read more

On September 20, 2017 ADC “Memorial” organized side event “The right to work without gender discrimination” within the framework of the OSCE annual meeting on human rights

The problem of the existence of the lists of professions prohibited to women is relevant for a whole region, which consists of ten countries, where women are currently denied access to hundreds of professional occupations because of discriminatory legislative prohibitions…read more

“The right to work has no gender” – side event of ADC Memorial

On September 20th, 2017, you are invited to join a discussion on employment discrimination against women in a number of professions and the need to cancel “lists of professions and occupations harmful and dangerous to women.” This discussion will take…read more