House of Commons
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Working language: English
Declarations of interests:
25/01/2023 | 17:09:40 I welcome all reports tabled and this debate today. Equality between men and women is recognised as a principle in international law articulated by the United Nations from the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights onwards. Yet over 70 years later, in too many ways, women are still not equal to men and are facing the same problems of generations gone. Nowhere is this clearer than the domestic violence and the threat of sexual violence that women and girls still face. In the United Kingdom... 24/01/2023 | 10:18:40 Thank you. I would like to thank the rapporteur for her very powerful report and I am very proud that the United Kingdom has been at the vanguard of efforts to combat conflict-related sexual violence for the past decade since our former foreign secretary Lord Hague launched the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative in 2012. Yet since then, people's perceptions and awareness of the horrors of warfare have been exasperated, enabled by the proliferation of social media, we now see...
01/02/2023 | Doc. 15704 | Motion for a resolution Combating forced “harvesting” and “trafficking” in human organs 01/02/2023 | Doc. 15705 | Motion for a resolution The Iranian regime’s murderous suppression, and the need to declare the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organisation 01/02/2023 | Doc. 15706 | Written declaration The recent increase in the number of desecrations of Polish graves in Belarus 26/01/2023 | Doc. 15694 | Motion for a resolution Repeated attacks on police, firefighters and medical staff: a call for urgent action to restore law and order