United Nations Human Rights Council

India urged at UN to crack down on sexual violence

India was facing its Universal Periodic Review, which all 193 UN countries must undergo every four years.

published on : 11th November 2022

UN urges Taliban to follow other Muslim states on women's rights

When the Taliban seized power nearly a year ago, they had promised to pursue a softer version of the harsh rule that characterised their first period in power from 1996 to 2001, but to no avail.

published on : 1st July 2022

Australian human rights body threatened with downgrade, 'A status' at risk

The commission risks losing its 'A status' rating for the first time in its 30-year history, a demotion that could see it stripped of its participation rights at the UNHRC.

published on : 8th April 2022