Project Description

December 2020

This joint submission for the Universal Periodic Review of Libya was written by WILPF, along with Together We Build It (TWBI), Development Organisation To Support Youth And Women (DSYW), Alnour Women’s Organisation and I Am a Libyan Woman But My Child Is A Foreigner. The submission highlights concerns and recommendations on discrimination against women in law and in practice, child marriage, sexual and gender-based violence, equal employment, humanitarian needs and the impact of the conflict on economic and social rights, forced displacement, migrants and detention, targeting of women human rights defenders and journalists, women’s meaningful participation in the peace and political processes, and human rights and peace education.