RFYN meets UN official India visit

27 April 2013, Chennai

Following the wave of concern over women’s issues in India since the New Delhi rape atrocity of December 2012, the  Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the United Nations arranged, under the ‘Special Procedures’ instrument for human rights issues, a country visit by the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, from April 22 to May 1, 2013.

The SR herself (Ms Rashida Manjoo) was unable to attend a scheduled meeting with civil society organisations in Chennai on 27th April 2013, but our RFYN representatives met with her proxy.

Please read their report here (PDF, 3 pages).




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