Submission regarding gender discrimination in Azerbaijan ahead the EU-Azerbaijan Human Rights Dialogue The present document covers two main issues: gender discrimination in employment and conservative gender stereotypes leading to early marriages, selective abortions and other adverse consequences.
ADC Memorial submitted alternative information on observance of women’s rights in Moldova to UN CEDAW Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” provided alternative information to the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) on observance of women’s rights in Moldova. ADC “Memorial” also welcomed cancellation of the list of professions prohibited to women in...
On December 19 the European Parliament adopted a resolution on Russian ‘Foreign Agent’ legislation (2019/2982 (RSP)) The European Parliament reiterated that the ‘foreign agent’ legislation violated the international human rights obligations of the Russian Federation and called the government to annul it. The recent amendments about the persons-‘foreign agents’ are vague, contradict the principles of legal...
Parallel follow-up information by ADC Memorial and former members of Public Oversight Commissions to UN Committee against Torture In August 2018 UN Committee against Torture adopted Concluding observations after considering the periodic report of the Russian Federation on observation of Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. In the observations, the Committee requested...