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Joint NGO letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Excellency, We, the undersigned nongovernmental organizations, urge you to support the creation of an independent international investigation into violations and abuses of international human rights law and international humanitarian law in…
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Re: Civilian Protection in Afghanistan

May 15, 2017 James Mattis Secretary of Defense Department of Defense 1000 Defense Pentagon Washington, D.C. 22202 Re: Civilian Protection in Afghanistan Dear Secretary Mattis: We write…
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Human Rights Watch appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on climate change and child rights, in advance of its work on a panel discussion and analytical study on the…
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Submission by Human Rights Watch to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

Human Rights Watch appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on child rights and the environment, prior to its Day of General Discussion on the topic. Millions of children around the…
A child in Grassy Narrows First Nation, Ontario, Canada brushes her teeth with bottled water. Water on First Nations reserves is contaminated, inadequately treated or hard to access. April 14, 2016. Video Still (c) 2016 Human Rights Watch
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Human Rights Watch Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Hazardous Substances and Wastes

  Human Rights Watch welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the forthcoming report of the UN special rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, which will focus on children’s rights and hazardous substances. …