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The following is a list of publications and resources that relate to working with the United Nations. If you have a publications you would like to share with us, please write to: info@violenceisnotourculture.org

Crimes of honour in UN General Assembly Resolution - now available in 19 languages

October, 2004
UN General Assembly

Crimes of Honor UN Resolution in 19 Languages - Working towards the elimination of crimes against women and girls committed in the name of honour.

Strengthening the Protection of Women from Torture

January, 2008
Manfred Nowak

The Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment submits his second report to the Human Rights Council. Chapter I summarizes the activities of the Special Rapporteur undertaken between August and December 2007 (i.e. the period since the submission of his interim report to the General Assembly, A/62/221), including updates on country visits, future visits and pending requests for invitations, and highlights of key presentations and meetings.

Intensification of Efforts to Eliminate All Forms of Violence Against Women

October, 2007
United Nations General Assembly

This Draft Proposal is to be reviewed by the full UN General Assembly-All UN Countries.

CEDAW Country Reports and Resources

September, 2006

Countries that have ratified or acceded to the Convention are legally bound to put its provisions into practice. They are also committed to submit national reports, at least every four years, on measures they have taken to comply with their treaty obligations. For an update on the status of submission by country, please download the status of submission and consideration of reports submitted by States parties, as at 31 August 2006

This section contains the most recent country reports submitted, under article 18 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, to the Division for the Advancement of Women. Not all documents are available in electronic format - we will add links as they become available. For reports submitted prior to 1995, please contact daw@un.org.

To Access the Reports: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/reports.htm

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