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Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

The UK takes part in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). This is a peer review process conducted by the...

UN treaty

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.157

Government should: Continue negotiating transitional justice issues in Northern Ireland, and put into practice transitional justice elements of the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.146

Government should: Continue combating human trafficking and protecting child victims. Continue strengthening the positive measures taken to combat the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.147

Government should: Continue combating human trafficking and all forms of slavery. Continue efforts to fight human trafficking and all...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.148

Government should: Strengthen the protection of citizens, and their right to privacy, in the Investigatory Powers Bill (2016). Strengthen...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.149

Government should: Align all surveillance laws with international human rights standards. Ensure all communications surveillance is necessary and proportionate....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.150

Government should: Ensure surveillance laws do not breach the rights to privacy, intimacy and freedom of expression. Ensure that...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.151

Government should: Consider changing the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 to protect the right to privacy. Ban mass surveillance and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.154

Government should: To guarantee justice for all, ensure appropriate legal aid is available, particularly for the most marginalised groups...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.152

Government should: Protect the family as a core unit of society. Provide protection to the family as a natural...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.153

Government should: Consider aligning its corporate criminal liability law with international human rights law. Ensure UK companies operating abroad...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.155

Government should: Take further action to return illicit funds and proceeds of corruption to their countries of origin. Cooperate...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.156

Government should: Provide coroners with all necessary resources to conduct prompt and impartial investigations into deaths linked to the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.158

Government should: Do more to cut the prison population, while improving prisoner safety. Take concrete measures to reduce the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.144

Government should: Strengthen measures to combat human trafficking (specifically of women and girls), and to support and rehabilitate victims....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.159

Government should: Develop a plan to improve deteriorating conditions in UK prisons. Tackle rising assaults and killings among prisoners....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.160

Government should: Review prison conditions to make them safer places. Consider developing an action plan to address increases in...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.161

Government should: Remove the ban on prisoner voting, in line with the rulings of international courts. Revoke the blanket...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.162

Government should: Continue improving the treatment of prisoners. Continue its efforts to improve treatment of inmates...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.202

Government should: Do more to reduce violence and sexual exploitation against children. Take more measures to fight against sexual...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.203

Government should: Put an end to life sentences for minors, in line with the CRC. Abolish the life sentence...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.204

Government should: Consider ending automatic life sentences for offenders aged under 18. Consider abolishing the mandatory imposition of life...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.205

Government should: Raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility to meet international standards. End automatic life sentences for offenders...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.206

Government should: Consider changing the minimum age of criminal responsibility. Consider revising the minimum age of criminal responsibility...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.207

Government should: Consider raising the age of criminal responsibility, in line with international standards. In line with the recommendations...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.208

Government should: Raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility, in line with international standards. Raise the minimum age of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.145

Government should: Monitor the implementation of the 2015 Modern Slavery Act, including its affect on combating trafficking in women...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.143

Government should: Strengthen measures to combat human trafficking, and ensure protection and support for victims. Strengthen the national framework...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.210

Government should: Protect indigenous people's right to self-determination in their home territories, in line with the UN Charter. Enable...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.128

Government should: Review counter-terrorism measures which target people or groups based on race, ethnic background or religion, including Muslims...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.117

Government should: Do more to support victims of discrimination and hatred, especially religious hatred, and to raise awareness of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.118

Government should: Strengthen laws to tackle racial discrimination, xenophobia and hate crimes. Address racial discrimination, xenophobia and hate crimes...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.119

Government should: Review the impact of the 2016 'Hate Crime Action Plan'. Review the approaches of criminal justice agencies...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.120

Government should: Take further action to end prejudices and punish crimes motivated by xenophobia. Continue strengthening measures to combat...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.121

Government should: Guarantee the rights of refugees and migrants. Take further action to combat hate crime. Effectively guarantee the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.122

Government should: Take action to combat racism and hate crimes. Ensure victims can access redress and compensation. Adopt measures...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.123

Government should: Take further action to combat increasing hate speech, islamophobia and hate crimes on the basis of race....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.124

Government should: End discrimination against same-sex couples in Northern Ireland by aligning the law with the rest of the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.125

Government should: Review the Equality Act in relation to to gender identity, and ensure intersex people can access health...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.126

Government should: Make human rights the focus of the forthcoming Emissions Reduction Plan. Adopt a rights-based approach to its...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.127

Government should: Introduce laws to hold UK companies to account for human rights violations and environmental damages across the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.129

Government should: Evaluate its anti-terrorism strategy, taking into account international human rights obligations, and assess its impacts on human...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.142

Government should: Adopt a comprehensive strategy to combat trafficking in women and girls. Reinforce the National Referral Mechanism to...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.130

Government should: Ensure that when force is used in the fight against terrorism it respects the UN Charter and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.131

Government should: Ensure the planned counter-extremism bill aligns with international law and does not single out certain organisations based...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.132

Government should: To protect the right to life, carefully assess selling arms to countries where they are likely to...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.133

Government should: Consider including in the UK's next State Report what steps have been taken to identify risks of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.134

Government should: Train public officials (particularly the police and the military) in human rights, including on the excessive use...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.135

Government should: Speep up the investigation into allegations of British military personnel involvement in the ill-treatment of civilians and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.136

Government should: Update the 1988 Criminal Justice Act and ban all forms of torture, including removing so-called 'escape clauses'....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.137

Government should: Comply with international standards regarding detainees’ rights and the conditions of detention. Cydymffurfio gyda safonau rhyngwladol parthed...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.138

Government should: Introduce policies to prevent trafficking in women and girls. Guarantee a fair trial to victims of trafficking....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.139

Government should: Put the victims at the heart of its strategy to combat human trafficking (especially of women and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.140

Government should: Fully investigate cases of human trafficking and punish the perpetrators. Investigate thoroughly incidents of trafficking in human...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.141

Government should: Strengthen the National Referral Mechanism to identify and support human trafficking victims. Reinforce the National Referral Mechanism...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.209

Government should: Do more to support disabled people in finding work. Implement measures in support of enhanced participation of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.211

Government should: Respect the principles of the UN Charter. Respect the principles and purposes of the Charter of the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.115

Government should: Take further action to end religious hate crime. Ensure minority groups can access justice. Adopt effective measures...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.188

Government should: Strengthen laws in relation to forced marriage and female genital mutilation. Strengthen its legislative framework by including...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.177

Government should: Tackle long-standing discrimination against women in political, economic and social settings, particularly regarding the gender pay gap...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.178

Government should: Urgently address gender, racial and ethnic discrimination. Make the CERD part of UK law. Pay priority attention...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.179

Government should: Take further action to end discrimination against women in the labour market. Take necessary measures to eliminate...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.180

Government should: Do more to tackle violence against women and girls. Exert more efforts to combat or to counter...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.181

Government should: Adopt laws, especially in Northern Ireland, to tackle domestic violence. Ensure all cases of domestic violence are...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.182

Government should: Take a joined-up approach to preventing violence against women and girls, including harmful practices. Ensure a holistic...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.183

Government should: Combat violence against women and girls, in particular domestic violence. Combat violence against women and girls, in...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.184

Government should: Continue tackling discrimination and violence against women and girls. Continue efforts to combat discrimination on any ground...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.185

Government should: Continue efforts to tackle domestic violence throughout the UK. Continue its positive efforts to reduce domestic violence...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.186

Government should: Tackle violence against women. Take further action to combat sexual exploitation and sexual crimes against children. Effectively...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.187

Government should: Take further action to tackle domestic violence. Take steps to protect children from the negative impacts of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.189

Government should: Make children’s rights the focus of climate change strategies and highlight the risks they face in the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.175

Government should: Follow-up with employers on their reports on gender pay gaps. With regard to the reporting mechanism on...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.190

Government should: Review British immigration laws and ensure they are in line with the CRC. Reviewing the laws on...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.191

Government should: Take further action to end child poverty, and align laws with the CRC. Increase efforts to eliminate...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.192

Government should: Take further action to end child poverty. Assess the impacts of welfare reform on children from disadvantaged...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.193

Government should: Ban physical punishment in the family in all devolved administrations and overseas territories. Remove all legal defences...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.194

Government should: Ensure physical punishment is banned in all educational and other institutions, and in the care system. Ensure...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.195

Government should: Ban physical punishment in all settings, including the family. Prohibit corporal punishment in all settings, including the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.196

Government should: Consider changing laws on the physical punishment of children. Reconsider its position on the legality of corporal...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.197

Government should: Ban the physical punishment of children to protect them from violence. Ban corporal punishment of children to...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.198

Government should: Consider banning the physical punishment of children. Ensure it is banned in all educational and other institutions,...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.199

Government should: Ban all physical punishment of children, in line with the CRC. Take further actions in protecting the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.200

Government should: Develop and put into practice joined-up strategies to combat child exploitation and abuse. Develop and implement comprehensive...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.176

Government should: Tackle discrimination against women, particularly in the labour market, and the gender pay gap. Address the problem...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.174

Government should: Do more to promote racial equality and social inclusion in Northern Ireland's education system. Step up efforts...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.212

Government should: Stop evicting indigenous people from the territories they occupy. Stop the forced evictions of indigenous peoples in...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.224

Government should: Put into practice recommendations of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and the Human Rights Committee...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.213

Government should: Review the Immigration Act (2016) and put it in line with the CRC. Review the 2016 Immigration...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.214

Government should: Develop policies to aid social integration, especially for migrants and refugees. Develop social integration policies, especially for...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.215

Government should: Update immigration laws to limit the amount of time migrants and asylum seekers can be detained. Consider...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.216

Government should: Continue promoting the rights of migrants in the UK. Continue and strengthen the promotion of the rights...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.217

Government should: Update immigration laws to limit the amount of time migrants and asylum seekers can be detained. Ensure...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.218

Government should: Ban the indefinite detention of migrants and find alternatives to detention. ncorporate a prohibition to indefinite detention...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.219

Government should: Like other European countries, limit the amount of time migrants and asylum seekers can be detained. Ensure...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.220

Government should: Revise laws and policies to protect the human rights of female domestic migrant workers, particularly when their...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.221

Government should: Align the UK Immigration Act 2016 with international human rights law, including the CRC. Improve on the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.222

Government should: Change the law to help reunite child asylum seekers and refugees in the UK with their families....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.223

Government should: Take action to ensure unaccompanied children who are refugees or resettled in the UK can be reunited...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.225

Government should: Protect people without citizenship of another country and speed up the process of granting British nationality in...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.173

Government should: Encourage Northern Ireland to align its law on sexual and reproductive health services and rights with the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.226

Government should: Fully respect the sovereignty of Mauritius and recognise the right of resettlement of the Chagossians in line...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.227

Government should: Apologise to the peoples and countries it colonised or attacked, and offer financial compensation. Apologize to the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.163

Government should: Ensure the welfare of all members of society, including migrants. Ensure the welfare of all segments of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.164

Government should: Devise policies to help disadvantaged families, in particular children, to boost social mobility. Provide more targeted social...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.165

Government should: Ensure equality laws benefit the most disadvantaged in society. Simplify, harmonize and reinforce the current legal norms...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.166

Government should: Do more so that disadvantaged people can access public, social and health services. Strengthen measures to foster...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.167

Government should: Consult on the possibility of a universal basic income, replacing the current social protection system. As a...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.168

Government should: Develop strategies to end the poverty of about four million children, as highlighted in shadow reports to...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.169

Government should: Further strengthen the Equality Act, particularly to provide better health services to disadvantaged groups such as migrants....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.170

Government should: Ensure the abortion law in Northern Ireland is in line with international human rights law. Decriminalise abortion...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.171

Government should: Provide reproductive health care for all women and girls, in line with CEDAW. Government should: Provide reproductive...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.172

Government should: Ensure the abortion law in Northern Ireland is in line with international human rights law. Decriminalise abortion...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.116

Government should: Do more to end hate crime and xenophobia. Redoubling efforts and measures to combat hate crimes and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.114

Government should: Tackle the increase in violent hate crimes. Take further steps to halt and reverse the increase in...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.1

Government should: Consider allowing people who feel their rights have been breached to take complaints to the UN by...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.42

Government should: Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.31

Government should: Ratify the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. Ratify the International Convention for...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.32

Government should: Ratify the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. Ratify the International Convention for...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.33

Government should: Ratify the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. Sign and accede to the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.34

Government should: Ratify the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. Accede to the International Convention...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.35

Government should: Ratify the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance to show commitment to tackling...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.36

Government should: Consider ratifying the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. Consider ratification of the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.37

Government should: Consider ratifying the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. Continue considering adhering to...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.38

Government should: Consider ratifying the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. Continue its work on...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.39

Government should: Promptly ratify ILO Convention No. 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples. Ratify promptly the Indigenous and Tribal...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.40

Government should: Ratify ILO Convention No. 189 on Domestic Workers. Ratify the ILO Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.41

Government should: Ratify ILO Convention No. 189 on Domestic Workers. Consider ratifying the ILO Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.43

Government should: Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence ('Istanbul...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.29

Government should: Consider ratifying the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.44

Government should: Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence ('Istanbul...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.45

Government should: Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence ('Istanbul...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.46

Government should: Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence ('Istanbul...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.47

Government should: Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence ('Istanbul...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.48

Government should: Make the necessary changes to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.49

Government should: Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.50

Government should: Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.51

Government should: Consider accepting the Kampala Amendments to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on the crime...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.52

Government should: Ratify the Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity. Ratify...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.53

Government should: Put into practise the 1954 Convention on Statelessness, ensuring people in Britain without citizenship from another country...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.54

Government should: Cooperate with international human rights mechanisms. Pursue cooperation with the international human rights mechanisms (Côte...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.30

Government should: Consider ratifying the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.28

Government should: Ratify the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.56

Government should: Make CERD part of UK law. Guarantee the applicability of the principles and doctrines of the International...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.13

Government should: Promptly ratify the Optional Protocol to the ICCPR on a complaints procedure. Ratify promptly the Optional Protocol...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.2

Government should: Ratify any outstanding human rights treaties and optional protocols. Harmonise human rights laws across the UK's territories....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.3

Government should: Ratify any outstanding human rights treaties and optional protocols. Consider ratifying those international human rights instruments that...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.4

Government should: Urgently complete the review of reservations made to human rights treaties. Step up the process of reviewing...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.5

Government should: Remove the reservation under CERD article 4 (on propaganda and incitement to racial hatred and discrimination). Lift...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.6

Government should: Ratify ILO Convention No. 189 on Domestic Workers. Ratify the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.7

Government should: Ratify the Optional Protocols to ICESCR and the CRC on complaints procedures; and the International Convention for...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.8

Government should: Consider ratifying the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. Consider ratifying the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.9

Government should: Consider ratifying the Optional Protocol to the ICCPR on a complaints procedure. Consider ratifying the Optional Protocol...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.10

Government should: Consider ratifying the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.11

Government should: Ratify the Optional Protocol to the ICCPR on a complaints procedure. Ratify the First Optional Protocol to...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.12

Government should: Consider ratifying further Optional Protocols on complaints procedures. Take necessary steps to allow individual complaints mechanisms under...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.14

Government should: Consider ratifying the Optional Protocol to the ICCPR on a complaints procedure. Consider ratification of the First...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.27

Government should: Ratify the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.15

Government should: Withdraw reservations made under the ICESCR. Withdraw reservations from the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.16

Government should: Ratify the Optional Protocol to the ICESCR on a complaints procedure. Ratify the Optional Protocol to the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.17

Government should: Approve the Optional Protocol to the CRC on a complaints procedure. Ratify the third optional protocol to...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.18

Government should: Consider ratifying the Optional Protocol to the CRC on a complaints procedure. Consider the ratification of the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.19

Government should: Consider ratifying the Optional Protocol to the CRC on a complaints procedure. In order to further strengthen...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.20

Government should: Ratify the Optional Protocol to the CRC on a complaints procedure. Ratify the Optional Protocol to the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.21

Government should: Consider ratifying the Optional Protocol to the CRC on a complaints procedure. Consider ratifying the Optional Protocol...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.22

Government should: Remove the interpretive declaration under article 1 of the Optional Protocol to the CRC relating to children's...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.23

Government should: Ratify the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.24

Government should: Ratify the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.25

Government should: Consider ratifying any outstanding human rights treaties. Consider ratifying those international human rights instruments it had not...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.26

Government should: Ratify the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.55

Government should: Involve civil society in decision-making processes, particularly regarding putting the present recommendations into practice. Listen to British...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.57

Government should: Align all laws with international human rights standards. Align its norms to the human rights based approach...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.113

Government should: Assess the impact of the 'Hate Crime Action Plan'. Prepare a report on the impact of the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.99

Government should: Do more to end hate speech, and to help migrants integrate into communities. Adopt measures to condemn...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.88

Government should: Take further action to end racism and xenophobia. Make the CERD part of UK law. Take further...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.89

Government should: Consult with Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities and tackle the problems they face, including discrimination and stigmatisation....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.90

Government should: Do more to prevent discrimination against minorities, specifically the Roma community. Ensure that the Government of the...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.91

Government should: Develop a UK-wide strategy for better integrating Gypsies, Travellers and Roma into society. That the State and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.92

Government should: Enforce and strengthen laws to end racism and discrimination against Gypsies, nomads and Roma. Strengthen and activate...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.93

Government should: Develop an action plan to put into practice the work of the Decade of People of African...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.94

Government should: Develop a strategy to tackle inequalities faced by ethnic minorities. Develop a comprehensive strategy to address inequalities...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.95

Government should: Do more to tackle inequalities faced by ethnic minorities and combat discrimination. ake effective measures to address...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.96

Government should: Take further action to end discrimination, and promote equal political, social and economic rights of ethnic minority...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.97

Government should: Take further action to prevent intolerance based on nationality and race. Take effective measures to prevent manifestations...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.98

Government should: Raise awareness to end violence and discrimination against ethnic minorities and foreigners. Take the necessary measures to...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.100

Government should: Put into practice the 'Hate Crime Action Plan' to reduce racially and religiously motivated crimes. Ensure efficient...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.86

Government should: Stop putting pressure on mass media, for example by closing their bank accounts. Stop the pressure on...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.101

Government should: Continue promoting cultural understanding to end hate crime against social minorities. Continue to implement measures such as...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.102

Government should: Do more to end racial hatred, which leads to hate crimes. Take additional serious measures to eliminate...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.103

Government should: Do more to tackle the sharp increase in hate-related crimes, especially those involving young people. Take appropriate...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.104

Government should: Take further action to end hate crimes. Better identify potential targets and vulnerable communities, improve surveillance and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.105

Government should: Collect data to better understand the scale and severity of hate crimes, and to assess the impact...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.106

Government should: Collect data to better understand the scale and severity of hate crimes, and to assess the impact...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.107

Government should: Do more to end incitement to hatred by some British tabloid newspapers, in line with authorities' obligations...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.108

Government should: Monitor hate crime and discrimination cases, following the adoption of the Hate Crime Action Plan (2016). Continue...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.109

Government should: Do more to end incitement to hatred within British mass media, in line with international standards. Take...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.110

Government should: Improve policies to tackle hate crime, particularly crimes motivated by race and religion. Share any successful strategies...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.111

Government should: Work with parliamentarians, human rights institutions and civil society organisations to better protect ethnic and religious minorities,...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.112

Government should: Do more to end racism and hate speech by encouraging dialogue and cooperation between different religions and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.87

Government should: Take further action to end discrimination against ethnic and religious minorities. Review and strengthen current policies and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.85

Government should: Tackle religious hatred, discrimination, hostility and violence in both political discourse and in the media. Tackle advocacy...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.58

Government should: Make the CERD part of UK law. Further incorporate the International Convention on the Elimination of All...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.70

Government should: Ensure any legal changes, such as a new Bill of Rights, maintain the same level of protections...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.59

Government should: Coordinate and monitor how the CRC is put into practice at the local and national level. Establish...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.60

Government should: Make the CRC part of UK law. Integrate fully the principles and provisions of the Convention on...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.61

Government should: Make the CERD part of UK law. Incorporate the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.62

Government should: Align all laws and policies with international human rights law and standards, including in the fight against...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.63

Government should: Engage in public debates on how international human rights standards are put into practice for all people...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.64

Government should: Make the CERD part of UK law. Ensure that the principles and provisions of the International Convention...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.65

Government should: Urgently make the CRC part of UK and devolved law. Speed up the adjustment of national legislation...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.66

Government should: Involve all stakeholders in the drafting and adoption of the British Bill of Rights, especially members of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.67

Government should: Guarantee any proposed British Bill of Rights would be additional to the European Convention on Human Rights...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.68

Government should: Ensure any legal changes do not reduce the human rights protections provided by the Human Rights Act....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.69

Government should: Ensure any new human rights laws have the same legal effects and scope as the Human Rights...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.71

Government should: Ensure any new Bill of Rights does not remove or weaken the current human rights protections. Ensure...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.84

Government should: Do more to put an end to negative stereotypes in the media, especially against lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.72

Government should: Ensure a new British Bill of Rights does not reduce the current human rights protections. Take all...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.73

Government should: Ensure any human rights reforms do not reduce the current human rights protections, and do not affect...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.74

Government should: Continue its commitment to international human rights law. Ensure people are fully consulted on any new Bill...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.75

Government should: Ensure any proposal for a new British Bill of Rights maintains and improves current human rights protections....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.76

Government should: Fully consult the public before replacing the Human Rights Act (1998). In leaving the European Union, ensure...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.77

Government should: Ensure any changes to human rights laws do not weaken human rights protections. Ensure that changes in...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.78

Government should: In leaving the European Union, ensure human rights standards are maintained in the UK, and take into...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.79

Government should: Adopt a national action plan on human rights. Adopt a national action plan on human rights...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.80

Government should: Urgently take action to monitor any negative impacts on human rights of British companies operating abroad, particularly...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.81

Government should: Do more to end all discrimination and inequality. Further reinforce measures to combat all forms of discrimination...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.82

Government should: Do more to end racism, xenophobia and islamophobia. End discrimination against migrants. Avoid detaining asylum seekers and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.83

Government should: Enforce laws on equality and non-discrimination and end prejudice, xenophobia and violence against women and girls. Ensure...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.201

Government should: Fully investigate all cases of sexual violence against children by high-level officials, and prosecute the perpetrators. Complete...

UN recommendation