[un] declarations and reports

By a vote of 69 to 54 the United Nations General Assembly has repudiated and expressed “deep concern” for Iran’s human rights record.
Le mouvement féministe a accueilli favorablement la volonté du Maroc de lever ses réserves concernant la Convention internationale sur l'Elimination de toutes les formes de Discrimination Envers les Femmes.
The women's movement welcomed a move by Morocco to withdraw its reservations regarding the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women.
Joint statement issued by the Special Rapporteurs on the situation of Human Rights Defenders and on Violence against Women.
Based on an expert group meeting held in Vienna, Austria, from 26 to 28 May 2008, the report provides guidelines and a model framework for legislation on violence against women, including detailed recommendations, commentaries & examples of good practices
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In June 2006 human and women's rights organisations from throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region came to together in Rabat, Morocco to launch the “Rabat Appeal for the Regional Campaign Equality without Reservation.”
On 23 May 2008, the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations Human Rights Council on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences, Yakin Ertürk, delivered the following statement:
Coordinated by the Democratic Association of Moroccan Women (ADFM), the Coalition "Equality Without Reservation" includes over 600 Arab organizations and calls for the removal of all reservations to CEDAW and the ratification of the Optional Protocol.
The Global Campaign to Stop Killing and Stoning Women!, Women Living Under Muslim Laws, and the Center for Women's Global Leadership joined in marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by demanding women's full human rights
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