Freemuslim Association Inc., is an ECOSOC Consultative Status of the United Nation Member since January 2016
Freemuslim’s Women Rights supports activities of the United Nations Women (UNWOMEN) and hopes to help raise awareness about the violations done against innocent women and help protect their rights, and promote peace
- Supports the activities of Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. The Committee oversees implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. The Convention sets out, in legally binding form, internationally accepted principles on the rights of women.
- Assists the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women. The Special Rapporteur, who is an independent expert, publishes annual reports on violence against women, receives urgent appeals from individuals and undertakes fact-finding country visits.
- Through its Women’s Rights and Gender Unit, furthers the struggle against discrimination against women. The unit builds national capacity to eliminate gender discrimination through advisory services, conducts research and analysis, services intergovernmental and expert mechanisms addressing the situation of discrimination of women, and engages with the Human Rights Council and the wider community forging partnerships, raising awareness and mobilizing support for anti-discrimination measures, such as legislation, policies and programs.
- In March 2008, the Women’s Right and Gender Unit published a commissioned report on laws that discriminate against women.