QUICK ESCAPE FROM SITE

What are key rights of minorities and indigenous peoples related to justice sector reform and violence against women?

  • Non-discrimination
  • Special measures to protect identity and attain equality
  • Self-determination
  • Right to culture
  • Right to language
  • Right to development
  • Participation and consultation

Women and girls’ human right to be free from violence should always take precedence over a community’s right to preserve its culture.