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Indonesia: Judiciary called on to play its role in eliminating gender discriminatory practices and facilitating women’s access to justice

The ICJ, in partnership with the Indonesia Judicial Training Center Institution (Litbangdiklatkumdil), convened two judicial dialogues from the 19-20 September 2022 and 22-23 September 2022 in Jakarta, Indonesia, aimed at addressing gender perspectives in judicial acts and advancing women’s access to justice. The judicial dialogues provided a platform for judges to share experiences in the […]

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Nepal: A comprehensive reparation programme is essential for victims of conflict-era human rights violations

The Government of Nepal should step up efforts to implement a proper transitional justice process in the country to provide full accountability and effective remedies and reparations for victims of the country’s civil war, said participants at a conference organized by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), in partnership with Advocacy Forum-Nepal (AFN), in Kathmandu […]

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Vietnam: UN Human Rights Council candidacy demands progress on human rights

UN General Assembly resolution 60/251 requires that members elected to the Human Rights Council (HRC) uphold the highest standards in the promotion and protection of human rights. We, the undersigned organizations, have held longstanding and publicly expressed concerns about the state of human rights in Viet Nam. Viet Nam must immediately commit to taking concrete […]

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Sri Lanka: Legal Professionals’ Awareness Workshop on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) Equality held

A lack of awareness among legal practitioners about sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) and how colonial era laws negatively affect equality in Sri Lanka is one of the main reasons for challenges in access to justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) individuals, said participants at a […]

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