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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, A/HRC/29/51, 16 June 2015

27. ISIL has been particularly brutal and discriminatory against women. Information collected indicates that, in addition to confining women largely to their homes and dictating what they must wear, with whom they may socialize and where they may work,[50] ISIS elements have committed sexual and gender-based violence, which may constitute war crimes and amount to […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/IRQ/CO/2-4, 30 January 2015: Iraq

IV. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12 of the Convention) Non-discrimination 19. The Committee is concerned about persistent discrimination against various groups of children in the State party, including children belonging to ethnic and/or religious minority groups, especially concerning their access to identification documents and social […]