Tag Archives: UN Women

South African HRC Urges UNHRC hold Businesses Accountable for Human Rights Violations

by Melanie Nathan September 23, 2012. The South African Human Rights Commission deputy-chairperson, Pregs Govender, has called on the United Nations Human Rights Council and governments to hold business to account for human rights violations in the world. Speaking in Geneva at the 21st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) with the [...]

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Michelle Bachelet on the Egyptian Violence against Women & Children

Melanie Nathan,  December 21 2011 | Women’s Political and Civil Rights in Egypt Here is the statement of Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women, following the attacks on women and children in Egypt. Wednesday, 21 December 2011.   I note with great concern the reports of direct attacks in the past few days on [...]

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