Recommendations received by Niger

On the basis of all the recommendations received by Niger for the first cycle, 8 of them are related to human rights education and training.

Develop, in cooperation with all relevant national institutions, a comprehensive national human rights plan and a national human rights education plan

Work with the United Nations Country Team to develop a national human rights plan which incorporates human rights education and training

Promote the need for practical educational measures to spread a culture of human rights and raise students' awareness of these rights

Carry out an awareness-raising and information campaign aimed at resisting customs and traditions, which have given rise to discriminatory practices and violence against women, especially in the family environment

Continue to strengthen awareness-raising and sensitization activities for practitioners, families, traditional or religious leaders and the general public in order to encourage change in traditional attitudes aiming at effective eradication of female genital mutilation, Wahaya and other harmful practices

Continue and strengthen awareness-raising activities aimed at eradicating traditional practices that are harmful to children, including female genital mutilation

Follow-up the Committee on the Rights of the Child's recommendations relating to the practice of female genital mutilation, and organize awarenessraising campaigns in public and in schools

Pursue appropriate policies, such as its National Gender Policy, including public-oriented awareness campaigns to overcome the prevalence of patriarchal ideology with firmly entrenched stereotypes regarding the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family and society