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The Human Right to Privacy: A Gender Perspective

04.06.2019 / Created by IPGMKSUM

The report discusses gender issues arising in the digital era from the perspective of the human right to privacy, and their impacts on women, men and individuals of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and sex characteristics. It was presented to the March 2019 meeting of the Human Rights Council by the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy.

The full ’Privacy and Gender’ report is at Annex 2 of the Special Rapporteur’s 2019 annual report.

* The report is currently open for feedback prior to a consultation event in late October 2019. Written feedback is sought from individuals, experts, civil society actors, activists. Those interested in the consultation event can also contact


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : Elizabeth Coombs, Joseph Cannataci
  • Publishing house : Human Rights Council – United Nations
  • Publication date : 2019
  • Number of pages : 23
  • Language : English


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