ICJ requests that the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights address forced labour, exploitative child labour and sexual violence

The ICJ provided its views on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The ICJ suggested that the Committee address the issues of forced labour, exploitative child labour, discrimination against minorities and women in access to health and education services and in the labour market, and the issue of sexual violence and of effective recourse by victims of human rights violations to justice.

Congo-ICJ comments reports-analysis brief-2009 (full text, PDF)

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