Groups in need of attention, limitations to the right to freedom of expression, and protection of journalists 2010, para. 43
General comment No. 28 of the Human Rights Committee on the equality of rights between men and women (article 3 of the Covenant) states that the causes of the inequality of women throughout the world include traditional, historical, cultural and even religious factors. This situation also influences the enjoyment of and respect for all the rights enshrined in the Covenant, including the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the right to access information in order to make informed decisions.
Non-negotiated soft law
Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
Special Procedures' report
Means of adoption
Equality & Inclusion
SR Freedom of Opinion, Report to the HRC (2010), A/HRC/14/23, para. 43.