National Human Right Protection Institution
   ( India )

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Human Rights Issues

1- Education
Human rights education and training
Special Rapporteur on the right to education

2-Women
Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences
Women’s Rights and Gender main page Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice

3-Children
Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
OHCHR Study on children working and/or living on the street
Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
United Nations Study on Violence against Children

4-Civil and Political Rights
Human Rights Committee (HRC)

5-Adequate Housing
Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context

6-Business and Human Rights
Business and Human Rights

7-Climate change
Human Rights and climate Change

8-Cultural rights
Independent Expert in the field of cultural rights

9-Democracy
Rule of Law – Democracy and Human Rights

10-Detention
Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

11-Development (Good Governance and Debt)
Development – Good governance
Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights
Open-ended working group on the right to development
Right to development

12-Disability and Human Rights
Human Rights of persons with disabilities

13-Discrimination
A special focus on discrimination

14-Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – General information and resources
Open-ended Working Group on an Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

15-Environment
Special Rapporteur on the human rights implications of environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes

16-Executions
Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

17-Food
Special Rapporteur on the right to food

18-Freedom of Opinion and Expression
Freedom of expression and advocacy of religious hatred that constitutes incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence
Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression

19-Freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

20-Freedom of Religion and Belief
Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief

21-Gender
Women’s Rights and Gender main page

22-Health
Consultation on Elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

23-HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS and Human Rights

24- Human Rights Defenders
Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders

25-Human rights education and training
Human rights education and training
United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training
World Programme for Human Rights Education (2005-ongoing)

26-Human Rights Indicators
Human Rights Indicators

27-Impunity
Independent Expert to update the Set of Principles for the protection and the promotion of human rights through action to combat impunity

28-Independence of Judiciary
Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers

29-Internal Displacement
Representative of the Secretary-General on internally displaced persons

30-International Solidarity
Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity

31-Millenium Development Goals and Human Rights
Millenium Development Goals and Human Rights

32-Minorities
Fellowship programme
Independent Expert on minority issues
Main page Minorities

33-Older persons
Older persons

34-Plans of Action for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
National Plans of Action for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

35-Poverty
Consultation on the draft of the guiding principles: “Extreme poverty and human rights: the rights of the poor”
Human rights dimension of poverty
Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

37-Racism
Ad-Hoc Committee on the elaboration of complementary standards
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Durban Review Conference (2009)
Group of Independent Eminent Experts
Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism
Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action
World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Durban (2001)

38-Rule of Law
Rule of Law

39-Situations
Working Group on Situations

40-Slavery
Special Rapporteur on Contemporary forms of slavery
Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

41-Torture
Committee against Torture (CAT)
Special Rapporteur on torture
Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture
United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture

42-Trafficking in Persons
Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children

43-Transnational Corporations
Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

44-Water and sanitation
Consultations on human rights and access to Water
Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
Stakeholders views for the study on human rights obligations related to equitable access to safe drinking Water and sanitation