Elimination of Discrimination against Women

News in Brief 22 June 2018

  • US migrant children policy reversal ‘fails’ thousands of youngsters already held: UN experts
  • Human rights chief calls for international probe on Venezuela
  • Women’s rights facing global pushback from conservativism, fundamentalism, UN experts warn
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Russia urged to amend list of jobs women cannot perform

The decision to prohibit a Russian woman from working at the helm of a boat has been criticized by a UN human rights body.

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