Call for Submission: Gender-sensitive approach to Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killing

6 de January, 2017


6 January 2017 – The UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killing is committed to a gender-sensitive perspective in all her work, including through her missions, recommendations, general oversight, and reporting.

On a preliminary basis, she is considering issuing reports on: 

  • A gender-sensitive approach to extra-judicial, summary and arbitrary executions: legal and research methodology implications
  • Gender-specific killings that may amount to extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary, including for instance, domestic violence, honor killings, “femicide”, and/or other topics to be identified through consultation.

In accordance with the established practice of thematic mandate-holders, she welcomes submissions that civil society, academic, member states, UN agencies may wish to transmit for this purpose.

Additional information about the call for submission and Questions

All submissions should be sent by 31 January 2017in English, French or Spanish to

Source: OHCHR


For your news websites and social media:

Multimedia content & key messages relating to our news releases are available on UN Human Rights social media channels, listed below. Please tag us using the proper handles:

Twitter: @UNHumanRights
Facebook: unitednationshumanrights
Instagram: unitednationshumanrights
Google+: unitednationshumanrights
Youtube: unohchr

Address > Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3269, Vitacura, Santiago de Chile

Telephone > (56 2) 2210-2970

Email >