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This handbook, co-published with the International Labour Organization (ILO), is aimed to help parliamentarians address the issue of the 25 million people globally who are subject to forced labour.
This map shows the number of violations of MPs' human rights in 2018.
This handbook, jointly published with UNHCR, promotes good practices in nationality laws.
The overall aim of this handbook is to help parliamentarians better understand international standards on freedom of expression.
The Handbook for Parliamentarians No. 27 – A Guide to international refugee protection and building state asylum systems , jointly published by the Inter- Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) addresses contemporary challenges and
The IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians is the only international mechanism with the remit of protecting and defending MPs suffering human right violations. This map lists the number of human rights cases being examined by the Committee
The IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians is the only international mechanism with the remit of protecting and defending MPs suffering human right violations. This map lists the number of human rights cases being examined by the Committee
Handbooks
The first edition of this Handbook was issued more than ten years ago. This long-awaited update includes references to new human rights instruments and mechanisms, and to new challenges, opportunities and threats.
This Handbook is the most recent outcome of many fruitful years of cooperation and partnership between the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the International Committee of the Red Cross. It is specially designed to familiarize parliamentarians with the general principles of the
Child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) is a human rights violation that robs a girl of her childhood, puts her health and growth at risk, disrupts her education, limits her opportunities for empowerment and social development, and increases her risk
This handbook covers the issues, tools and policy responses to international migration.
Download this infographic on the statistics and trends on human rights abuses of MPs during 2015 revealed through the work of IPU's Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians.