Women’s Rights

Sudan: Freedom of Religion or Belief and Women’s Rights – Report to the UPR 39th session

The World Evangelical Alliance, Open Doors International and Middle East Concern submitted a joint report to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Sudan during the UPR 39th session of the UPR, on Freedom of Religion and Belief and Women’s Rights in Sudan, on 25 March 2021.

Pakistan: Abduction, Religious Conversion, and Forced Marriage of Minors from Minority Religious Groups

Despite local and international advocacy, girls under the age of 18, belonging to minority religious groups in Pakistan, and to disadvantaged social classes, remain under the threat of abduction, forced conversion to Islam, and forced marriages. On 20 August 2020, the World Evangelical Alliance and the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the …

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WEA Statement on Recent Reforms Affecting Freedom of Religion in Sudan – Statement to the Human Rights Council 44th Session

During the enhanced interactive dialogue on the oral reports of the Government of Sudan and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, at the 44th session of the Human Rights Council, the World Evangelical Alliance welcomed the wide-ranging amendments to Sudan’s criminal law including repealing the death penalty for apostasy, and expressed hope …

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DR Congo: Human rights situation – Report to the UPR 33rd session (in French)

Joint report submitted to the Human Rights Council by the World Evangelical Alliance, Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers), Franciscans International (FI), and Caritas Internationalis, ahead of the Universal Periodic Review of the DRC during the UPR 33rd session. 4 October 2018. Report in French.

Nepal: Human Rights Situation – Joint Report to the UPR 23rd session

The World Evangelical Alliance, jointly with Pax Romana and a coalition of 75 Nepalese NGOs, submitted a report to the 23rd session of the Universal Periodic Review, for the review of the human rights situation in Nepal. The main aspects of this report focus, inter alia, on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the rights of …

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Corruption & Human Rights – Joint Report to the UPR 19th session

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), jointly with the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA), submitted a report to the 19th session of the Universal Periodic Review, on the human rights situation in the DRC, concerning corruption, political interference in its judicial system, presidential elections and sexual violence against women and children.