Report to the UN Human Rights Committee on Domestic Violence, Gun Violence, and "Stand Your Ground" Laws

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September 2013
  • Violence Against Women and Girls
  • Testimony and Public Comments
  • Publication

Legal Momentum, the Advocates for Human Rights, the Human Rights Clinic of the University of Miami School of Law, and Women Enabled, Inc. (“U.S. Women’s Rights Organizations”) produced a shadow report about violence against women in the United States and U.S. compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which was submitted for the 109th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Committee. The report called for the Committee to recommend significant improvements to U.S. law and policy.

 

ICCPR Shadow Report - Domestic Violence, Gun Violence, And SYG Laws (Sept 2013)