The UN Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, which is now holding its 12th session, today continued consideration of the report on discrimination in religious matters prepared by Dr. Arcot Krishnaswami, of India. At the afternoon meeting, the Sub-Commission heard a statement on discrimination against women, by Mrs. Marie-Helene Lefaucheux (France), a representative of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
Here, shortly before the meeting got under way, Dr. Krishnaswami is seen discussing a document with Mrs. Lefaucheux (centre); and Mrs. S. Grinberg-Vinaver, Chief of the UN Section on the Status of Women. Dr. Krishnaswami, in addition to being Special Rapporteur for the study of discrimination in the matter of religious rights and practices, was elected Vice-Chairman of this session of the Sub-Commission.
- Narrower terms: CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS HUMAN RIGHTS IN ARMED CONFLICTS RIGHT OF ASYLUM RIGHT TO PEACE WOMEN'S RIGHTS WORKERS' RIGHTS Related terms: ANIMAL RIGHTS ARBITRARY DETENTION HUMAN RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT HUMAN RIGHTS INDICATORS HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS HUMAN SECURITY HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS MANKIND SOLIDARITY