Universal periodic review of human rights in the United Kingdom 2017: update on five thematic areas

Our update on progress in implementing UN Human Rights Council recommendations in five thematic areas following the third Universal Periodic Review of human rights in the UK in May 2017.

List of abbreviations

CEDAW UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

COPFS Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

EU European Union

FGM Female Genital Mutilation

NPF National Performance Framework

PfG Programme for Government

REF Race Equality Framework

TARA Trafficking Awareness Raising Alliance

UK United Kingdom

UN United Nations

UNCRC UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

UPR Universal Periodic Review

VAWG Violence against women and girls


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