27th Session of the Universal Periodic Review United Nations Human Rights Council

This report is submitted by The Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) and the Sexual Rights Initiative in collaboration with People opposing women Abuse (POWA), Sex worker education and advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT), Sonke Gender Justice and the WISH Associates. CAL acknowledges the important role played by international human rights oversight bodies in monitoring the promotion, protection and fulfilment of human rights within national jurisdictions and welcomes the opportunity to support the work of the Human Rights Council through the submission of this report.