Joint submission to the UPR Working Group of Egypt

28 March 2019

WILPF made a joint submission for the Universal Periodic Review of Egypt, with the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA) and ElNadim Center for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture.

The joint submission highlights the following concerns and recommendations:

  • Discriminatory laws against women
  • Violence against women
  • Women human rights defenders (WHRDs)
  • Annex I: Examples of cases of reduction of sentences for perpetrators of violence against women
  • Annex II: Examples of cases against women human rights defenders

Download the full joint submission for the UPR of Syria