Challenges faced by groups most at risk when exercising or seeking to exercise the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and/or of association 2014, para. 43
The Special Rapporteur reminds Member States that the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women guarantees the equality of men and women in the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural, civil or any other field (art. 1). Cultural notions, family obligations and perceived vulnerability should never be used as grounds on which to deny or limit the right of women to assembly.
Non-negotiated soft law
Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association
Special Procedures' report
Means of adoption
Equality & Inclusion
SR Freedom of Assembly, Report to the HRC (2014), A/HRC/26/29, para. 43.