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(xx) Ensure the implementation of the National Standards to Prevent, Detect,

and Respond to Prison Rape;

91. Regarding the institutional framework, the Working Group recommends to:

(i) Establish an independent human rights institution in compliance with the Paris Principles, which should include a woman's rights commission;

(ii) Establish a high-level Interagency Working Group on Human Rights Implementation with a mandate to oversee and coordinate the implementation of U.S. human rights obligations and commitments domestically, including the implementation of Special Procedures recommendations;

92. As to policies, the Working Group recommends:

Public and political life

(i) Apply temporary special measures to ensure gender equality in political representation both at the executive and legislative levels;

(ii) Introduce initiatives to encourage the participation of women in elected positions, including by provision of public funding for election campaigns.

Economic and social life

  1. Develop policies to address occupational segregation both vertical and horizontal;

  2. Provide childcare, after-school and also elder and disabled facilities, which are affordable and accessible to all women without discrimination, to allow adults with care responsibilities, women and men, to work in full time employment;


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    Documents -> 32nd session of the Human Rights Council Panel discussion on the possibility of using sport and the Olympic ideal to promote human rights for all, including persons with disabilities
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    Documents -> 32nd session of the Human Rights Council Annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women Panel 2: Women's rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: delivering on the promise to leave no one behind
    Documents -> 32nd session of the Human Rights Council Annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women Panel 1: Violence against indigenous women and girls and its root causes


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