2008 – United Nations Human Rights Council urges Japan to accept responsibility

2012 – International Covenant on Economic, Social, Cultural Rights, submitted by the Korean Council

Reports prepared by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

  • Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences
  • Final report submitted by Ms. Gay J. McDougall, Special Rapporteur: Systematic rape, sexual slavery and slavery-like practices during armed conflict. E/CN.4/Sub.2/1998/13 (June 22, 1998): English, Chinese, Spanish
  • Elimination of violence against women, Commission on Human Rights resolutions
    • E/CN.4/RES/2001/49 (April 23, 2001) : English
    • E/CN.4/RES/2002/52 (April 23, 2002) : English
    • E/CN.4/RES/2003/45 (April 23, 2003) : English

For more information on recent and past resolutions, special reports, decisions, and statements regarding violence against women, see Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights website.