DR CONGO SHADOW REPORT TO CEDAW

DR CONGO SHADOW REPORT TO CEDAW

UMANDE and ACODHU‐TS  jointly prepared  the shadow report to the committee on the elimination of discrimination against women (CEDAW) regarding female Sex Workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The shadow report highlights  that Female sex workers  in the Democratic Republic of Congo are victims of systematic violence that is tolerated, normalized and accepted by society. It documents evidence of human rights violations and abuses against sex workers and collecting recommendations to improve the quality of working conditions for female sex workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It was submitted during the 73rd CEDAW Session, which took place June-July 2019.

Read the full report here.