The Working Group notes that, despite the existence of numerous legislative instruments at the national, regional and international levels, women and girls of African descent are facing even more challenging obstacles to justice. Women of African descent very often suffer physical or verbal violence on the part of judicial and law enforcement authorities.
Non-negotiated soft law
Working Group of experts on people of African descent
Special Procedures' report
Means of adoption
Equality & Inclusion
Conclusion / Recommendation
WG People of African Descent, Report to the HRC (2014), A/HRC/27/68, para. 59.