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Alternative Report of Civil Society in the CRPD Inquiry Concerning the UK

Type of Resource: Communication

Author: Deaf and Disabled People's Organisations in England, Wales, and Scotland

Publication Date: 2019

This alternative report was compiled by civil society organisations in response to the document prepared by the United Kingdom detailing the progress it has made on implementing recommendations of the CRPD. The alternative report highlights remaining issues and concerns with the continually deteriorating situation of persons with disabilities in the United Kingdom.

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United Kingdom Response to Recommendations of the CRPD

Type of Resource: Communication

Author: United Kingdom

Publication Date: 2019

In this document, the United Kingdom responds to the recommendations made by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in consequence of the inquiry initiated by civil society.

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CRPD Report of the Inquiry Concerning the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the UK

Type of Resource: Report

Author: Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Publication Date: 2017

This report of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) concerns the results of an inquiry into the legislation, policies and measures adopted by the UK relating to social security schemes and to work and employment directed to persons with disabilities or affecting their enjoyment of the rights to live independently and to be included in the community, to an adequate standard of living and social protection, and to work and employment.

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Summary of the CEDAW Report of the Inquiry Concerning the Philippines under Article 8 of the OP-CEDAW

Type of Resource: Report

Author: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Publication Date: 2015

This is a summary of the report produced by the CEDAW in response to the submission of information from three NGOs, requesting an inquiry into grave and systematic violations of sexual and reproductive health rights in Manila, Philippines.

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CEDAW Report of the Inquiry Concerning Canada under Article 8 of the OP-CEDAW

Type of Resource: Report

Author: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Publication Date: 2015

This report of the CEDAW responds to the complaints of two NGOs under Article 8 of the OP-CEDAW. The report focuses on the results of a confidential inquiry into the high levels of violence suffered by aboriginal women and girls in Canada.

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23 Frequently Asked Questions about Treaty Body Complaints Procedures

Type of Resource: Fact Sheet

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

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This document produced by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) seeks to answer frequently asked questions about individual complaints procedures.

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Implementation of decisions under Treaty Body complaints procedures – Do states comply? How do they do it?

Type of Resource: Research

Author: Kate Fox Principi, Secretary of the Human Rights Committee

Publication Date: 2017

This research paper attempts to answer what States do when confronted with a violation of a treaty under the individual complaints procedures and what internal mechanisms they have in place to implement these decisions. It provides brief information on the follow-up procedures, the impact of treaty body complaints procedures, and challenges to implementation, including the legal status of decisions, and the translation of States' international legal obligations into national law.

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The Implementation of UN Treaty Body Recommendations

Type of Resource: Article

Author: Vincent Ploton

Publication Date: 2017

This article explains the innovative system recently adopted by the Committee against Torture (CAT) to follow up, assess, and grade States' implementation of CAT recommendations. The new follow-up procedure offers a range of opportunities for human rights defenders and practitioners both to increase the visibility of the implementation of CAT recommendations and to encourage States parties to do more to comply with those recommendations.

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Working Methods of the CRPD, including Early Awareness and Urgent Action Procedures

Type of Resource: Guide

Author: Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Publication Date: 2011

This document lays out the working methods of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). See section K on page 5 for information on early awareness and urgent action procedures.

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Guidance for the Submission of a Request for Urgent Action to the Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED)

Type of Resource: Guide

Author: Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED)

Publication Date: 2014

In this guidance, the Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) explains the requirements for submitting requests for urgent action and provides a template for such requests.

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