Human Rights

CountryChamberStructure of parliamentChamber typeNamesort descendingThemeNumber of chairsChair(s) aged 45 or belowSex of chair(s)
TogoNational AssemblyUnicameral Commission on Human RightsHuman rights1
ChileChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber Commission on Human Rights and Indigenous PeoplesHuman rights1
SpainCongress of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber Committee on Comprehensive Social Rights and Disability PoliciesHuman rights1
FranceSenateBicameralUpper chamber Committee on Constitutional Law, Legislation, Universal Suffrage, Regulation and General AdministrationHuman rights1
Côte d'IvoireNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber Committee on General and Institutional AffairsHuman rights1
AndorraGeneral CouncilUnicameral Committee on Justice, Internal and Institutional AffairsHuman rights1
MaliNational AssemblyUnicameral Committee on Laws, Constitution, Legislation, Justice and the Institutions of the RepublicHuman rights1
AlgeriaCouncil of the NationBicameralUpper chamber Committee on legal, administrative, human rights, local organization, regional planning and territorial divisionHuman rights1
GuatemalaCongress of the RepublicUnicameral Human Rights Commission of the Congress of the Republic of GuatemalaHuman rights1
Central African RepublicNational AssemblyUnicameral Judicial Democracy InstitutionHuman rights1
CongoSenateBicameralUpper chamber Legal Affairs CommitteeHuman rights1
Democratic Republic of the CongoSenateBicameralUpper chamber Political, administrative, legal and human rights committeeHuman rights1
IndonesiaHouse of RepresentativesUnicameralCommission III on Law and Legislation, Human Rights, and Security AffairsHuman rights1
ParaguayChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberCommission for Human RightsHuman rights1
ParaguaySenateBicameralUpper chamberCommission for Human RightsHuman rights1
NicaraguaNational AssemblyUnicameralCommission for Peace, Defense, Governance and Human RightsHuman rights1
SloveniaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberCommission for Petitions, Human Rights and Equal OpportunitiesHuman rights1
EcuadorNational AssemblyUnicameralCommission on Collective Rights and InterculturalityHuman rights1
ChadNational AssemblyUnicameralCommission on Communication, New Information and Communications Technology, and Fundamental Rights and FreedomsHuman rights1
PanamaNational AssemblyUnicameralCommission on Government, Justice and Constitutional AffairsHuman rights1
ArgentinaChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberCommission on Human Rights and GuaranteesHuman rights1
ColombiaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberCommission on Human Rights and HearingsHuman rights1
BrazilChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberCommission on Human Rights and Minorities Human rights1
CambodiaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberCommission on Human Rights, Complaints, and InvestigationHuman rights1
LuxembourgChamber of DeputiesUnicameralCommission on JusticeHuman rights1
BurundiNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberCommission on Justice and Human RightsHuman rights1
SenegalNational AssemblyUnicameralCommission on Laws, Decentralization, Labour and Human RightsHuman rights1
AfghanistanHouse of EldersBicameralUpper chamberCommission on Legal Monitoring and Human RightsHuman rights1
BulgariaNational AssemblyUnicameralCommission on Religions and Human Rights Human rights1
EcuadorNational AssemblyUnicameralCommission sur les droits collectifs communautaires et l'interculturalitéHuman rights1
SpainSenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee for Comprehensive Disability PoliciesHuman rights1
Democratic Republic of the CongoNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberCommittee for Human RightsHuman rights1
EswatiniHouse of AssemblyBicameralLower chamberCommittee for Human RightsHuman rights1
EswatiniSenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee for Human RightsHuman rights1
GuineaNational AssemblyUnicameralCommittee for Human RightsHuman rights1
LiberiaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberCommittee for Human RightsHuman rights1
LiberiaThe Liberian SenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee for Human RightsHuman rights1
MexicoSenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee for Human RightsHuman rights1
MexicoChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberCommittee for Human Rights Human rights1
SamoaLegislative AssemblyUnicameralCommittee for Human Rights Human rights1
SomaliaHouse of the PeopleBicameralLower chamberCommittee for Human Rights Human rights1
Trinidad and TobagoHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberCommittee for Human Rights and Gender equality Human rights1
Trinidad and TobagoSenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee for Human Rights and Gender equality Human rights1
Republic of MoldovaParliamentUnicameralCommittee for Human Rights and Inter-ethnic RelationsHuman rights1
RomaniaChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberCommittee for Human Rights, Cults and National Minorities' IssuesHuman rights1
RomaniaSenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee for Human Rights, Equal Opportunities, Cults and MinoritiesHuman rights1
SomaliaUpper HouseBicameralUpper chamberCommittee for Justice and Human Rights Human rights1
LebanonNational AssemblyUnicameralCommittee of Human RightsHuman rights1
AfghanistanHouse of the PeopleBicameralLower chamberCommittee of Women Affairs, Human Rights and Civil Society Human rights1
SlovakiaNational CouncilUnicameralCommittee of the National Council of the Slovak Republic for Human Rights and National MinoritiesHuman rights-
Timor-LesteNational ParliamentUnicameralCommittee on Affairs, Constitution and JusticeHuman rights1
MozambiqueAssembly of the RepublicUnicameralCommittee on Constitutional Affairs, Human Rights and LegalityHuman rights1
Cabo VerdeNational AssemblyUnicameralCommittee on Constitutional Affairs, Human Rights, Security and State ReformHuman rights1
PortugalAssembly of the RepublicUnicameralCommittee on Constitutional Affairs, Rights, Freedoms and GuaranteesHuman rights1
Russian FederationCouncil of the FederationBicameralUpper chamberCommittee on Constitutional Legislation and State BuildingHuman rights1
United States of AmericaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberCommittee on Foreign Affairs, sub-committee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights & International OrganizationsHuman rights1
MyanmarHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberCommittee on Fundamental Rights of CitizensHuman rights1
MyanmarHouse of NationalitiesBicameralUpper chamberCommittee on Fundamental Rights of Citizens, Democracy and Human RightsHuman rights1
Burkina FasoNational AssemblyUnicameralCommittee on General, Institutional and Human Rights AffairsHuman rights1
AustriaNational CouncilBicameralLower chamberCommittee on Human RightsHuman rights1
LithuaniaParliamentUnicameralCommittee on Human Rights Human rights1
TurkeyGrand National Assembly of TurkeyUnicameralCommittee on Human Rights InquiryHuman rights1
GabonSenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee on Human Rights LawHuman rights1
Gambia (The)National AssemblyUnicameralCommittee on Human Rights and Constitutional MattersHuman rights1
Saudi ArabiaShura CouncilUnicameralCommittee on Human Rights and Control CommissionsHuman rights1
MontenegroParliamentUnicameralCommittee on Human Rights and FreedomsHuman rights1
GermanyGerman BundestagBicameralLower chamberCommittee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid Human rights1
BrazilFederal SenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee on Human Rights and Participatory LegislationHuman rights1
UkraineParliamentUnicameralCommittee on Human Rights, Deoccupation and Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories in Donetsk, Luhansk Regions and Autonomous Republic of Crimea, National Minorities and Interethnic RelationsHuman rights1
AngolaNational AssemblyUnicameralCommittee on Human Rights, Petitions, Claims and Suggestions of the CitizensHuman rights1
SerbiaNational AssemblyUnicameralCommittee on Human and Minority Rights and Gender EqualityHuman rights1
CroatiaCroatian ParliamentUnicameralCommittee on Human and National Minority RightsHuman rights1
UkraineParliamentUnicameralCommittee on Humanitarian and Information PolicyHuman rights-
JapanHouse of CouncillorsBicameralUpper chamberCommittee on Judicial AffairsHuman rights1
JapanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberCommittee on Judicial Affairs Human rights1
HungaryNational AssemblyUnicameralCommittee on JusticeHuman rights1
NorwayParliamentUnicameralCommittee on JusticeHuman rights-
AlbaniaParliamentUnicameralCommittee on Legal Affairs, Public Administration and Human RightsHuman rights1
AlgeriaNational People's AssemblyBicameralLower chamberCommittee on Legal, Administrative Affairs and LibertiesHuman rights1
Czech RepublicChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberCommittee on PetitionsHuman rights1
MadagascarNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberCommittee on Population and Social ProtectionHuman rights1
Syrian Arab RepublicPeople's AssemblyUnicameralCommittee on Public Freedoms and Human RightsHuman rights1
SpainCongress of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberCommittee on Rights of Children and AdolescentsHuman rights1
SpainSenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee on Rights of the Family, Child, and Adolescents Human rights1
TunisiaAssembly of People's RepresentativesUnicameralCommittee on Rights, Freedoms and Foreign RelationsHuman rights1
SpainSenateBicameralUpper chamberCommittee on Social RightsHuman rights1
SwedenParliamentUnicameralCommittee on the ConstitutionHuman rights1
SpainCongress of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberConstitutional Commission of the Congress of DeputiesHuman rights1
SpainSenateBicameralUpper chamberConstitutional Commission of the SenateHuman rights1
FinlandParliamentUnicameralConstitutional Law CommitteeHuman rights1
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Chamber of SenatorsBicameralUpper chamberConstitutional, Human Rights, Legislative and Electoral System CommissionHuman rights1
ChileSenateBicameralUpper chamberDroits de l'homme, nationalité et citoyennetéHuman rights1
JordanSenateBicameralUpper chamberFreedom & Human RightsHuman rights1
CyprusHouse of RepresentativesUnicameralHouse Standing Committee on Human Rights and on Equal Opportunities for Men and WomenHuman rights1
Sierra LeoneParliamentUnicameralHuman Rights Committee Human rights1
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Chamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberHuman Rights CommissionHuman rights1
KuwaitNational AssemblyUnicameralHuman Rights CommissionHuman rights1
CambodiaSenateBicameralUpper chamberHuman Rights Commission Human rights1
UruguayHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberHuman Rights Commission Human rights1
AzerbaijanNational AssemblyUnicameralHuman Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
BahrainShura CouncilBicameralUpper chamberHuman Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
PhilippinesHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberHuman Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
SpainCongress of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberHuman Rights CommitteeHuman rights-
SurinameNational AssemblyUnicameralHuman Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
EgyptHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberHuman Rights Committee Human rights1
PakistanSenateBicameralUpper chamberHuman Rights Committee Human rights1
GeorgiaParliamentUnicameralHuman Rights and Civil Integration CommitteeHuman rights1
MalaysiaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberHuman Rights and Constitutional Affairs CommitteeHuman rights1
BhutanNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberHuman Rights and Foreign Relations CommitteeHuman rights1
MaldivesPeople's MajlisUnicameralHuman Rights and Gender CommitteeHuman rights1
LatviaParliamentUnicameralHuman Rights and Public Affairs CommitteeHuman rights1
ChileSenateBicameralUpper chamberHuman Rights, Nationality and CitizenshipHuman rights1
PolandSenateBicameralUpper chamberHuman Rights, Rule of Law and Petitions CommitteeHuman rights1
United KingdomHouse of CommonsBicameralLower chamberJoint Committee on Human RightsHuman rights1
United KingdomHouse of LordsBicameralUpper chamberJoint Committee on Human RightsHuman rights1
Bosnia and HerzegovinaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberJoint Committee on Human Rights Human rights1
Bosnia and HerzegovinaHouse of PeoplesBicameralUpper chamberJoint Committee on Human Rights Human rights1
PeruCongress of the RepublicUnicameralJustice and Human RightsHuman rights1
PhilippinesSenateBicameralUpper chamberJustice and Human Rights Human rights1
El SalvadorLegislative AssemblyUnicameralJustice and Human Rights CommissionHuman rights1
PolandSejmBicameralLower chamberJustice and Human Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
KenyaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberJustice and Legal Affairs CommitteeHuman rights1
MoroccoHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberJustice, Legislation and Human Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
CongoNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberLaw and Administrative Affairs CommitteeHuman rights1
GabonNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberLaw, Administrative Affairs and Human Rights CommissionHuman rights1
NepalHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberLaw, Justice and Human Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
Sri LankaParliamentUnicameralLegal Affairs, Anti-corruption, and MediaHuman rights1
ZambiaNational AssemblyUnicameralLegal Affairs, Human Rights, National Guidance, Gender Matters and GovernanceHuman rights1
MonacoNational CouncilUnicameralLegislation CommissionHuman rights1
AustriaFederal CouncilBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
BelarusCouncil of the RepublicBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
BelgiumHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
BelgiumSenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
BelizeHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
BeninNational AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
BhutanNational CouncilBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
BotswanaNational AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
CubaNational Assembly of the People's PowerUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
Czech RepublicSenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
DenmarkThe Danish ParliamentUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
DjiboutiNational AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
EgyptSenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
EstoniaThe Estonian ParliamentUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
FranceNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
GermanyFederal CouncilBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
GuyanaNational AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
IcelandParliamentUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
IndiaHouse of the PeopleBicameralLower chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
IndiaCouncil of StatesBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
IrelandHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
IrelandSenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
IsraelParliamentUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
JamaicaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
JamaicaSenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
Lao People's Democratic RepublicNational AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
LiechtensteinDietUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
MadagascarSenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
MalaysiaSenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
MaltaHouse of RepresentativesUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
MauritiusNational AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
NetherlandsHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
NetherlandsSenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
New ZealandHouse of RepresentativesUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
OmanShura CouncilBicameralLower chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
OmanState CouncilBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
Republic of KoreaNational AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
RwandaSenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
San MarinoGreat and General CouncilUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
SeychellesNational AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
SingaporeParliamentUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
SloveniaNational CouncilBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
Solomon IslandsNational ParliamentUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
TongaLegislative AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
United Arab EmiratesFederal National CouncilUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
UruguaySenateBicameralUpper chamberNo specialized bodyHuman rights
VanuatuParliamentUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
Viet NamNational AssemblyUnicameralNo specialized bodyHuman rights
UgandaParliamentUnicameralParliamentary Committee on Human RightsHuman rights1
AustraliaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberParliamentary Joint Committee on Human RightsHuman rights1
AustraliaSenateBicameralUpper chamberParliamentary Joint Committee on Human RightsHuman rights1
NamibiaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberParliamentary Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal AffairsHuman rights1
BangladeshParliamentUnicameralParliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Human rights1
Dominican RepublicSenateBicameralUpper chamberPermanent Commission on Justice and Human Rights Human rights1
Sao Tome and PrincipeNational AssemblyUnicameralPermanent Specialized Commission on Citizenship, Diaspora and Human RightsHuman rights1
SwitzerlandNational CouncilBicameralLower chamberPolitical Institutions Committee (PIC)Human rights2
SwitzerlandCouncil of StatesBicameralUpper chamberPolitical Institutions Committee (PIC)Human rights2
South AfricaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberPortfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional ServicesHuman rights1
ZimbabweNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberPortfolio Committee on Justice and Legal AffairsHuman rights1
ZimbabweSenateBicameralUpper chamberPortfolio Committee on Justice and Legal AffairsHuman rights1
South AfricaNational Council of ProvincesBicameralUpper chamberPortfolio Committee on Social DevelopmentHuman rights1
LesothoNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberPortfolio Committee on the Law and Public Safety ClusterHuman rights1
JordanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberPublic Freedom and Human Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
LibyaHouse of RepresentativesUnicameralPublic Freedoms and Human Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
United States of AmericaSenateBicameralUpper chamberSenate Committee on Foreign Relations sub-committee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s IssuesHuman rights2
ColombiaSenateBicameralUpper chamberSenate Committee on Human Rights and Hearings Human rights1
CanadaSenateBicameralUpper chamberSenate Standing Committee on Human RightsHuman rights1
ThailandSenateBicameralUpper chamberSenate Standing Committee on Human Rights, Rights, Liberties and Consumer ProtectionHuman rights1
ItalySenateBicameralUpper chamberSpecial Commission on Human RightsHuman rights1
Costa RicaLegislative AssemblyUnicameralSpecial Permanent Commission on Human RightsHuman rights1
GreeceHellenic ParliamentUnicameralSpecial Permanent Committee on Equality, Youth and Human RightsHuman rights1
GreeceHellenic ParliamentUnicameralSpecial Permanent Committee on monitoring the decisions of the European Court of Human RightsHuman rights1
Dominican RepublicChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamberStanding Commission on Human RightsHuman rights1
BelarusHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberStanding Commission on Human Rights, National Relations and Mass Media Human rights1
PakistanNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamberStanding Committee on Human RightsHuman rights1
BurundiSenateBicameralUpper chamberStanding Committee on Institutional, Legal and Fundamental FreedomsHuman rights1
CanadaHouse of CommonsBicameralLower chamberStanding Committee on Justice and Human RightsHuman rights1
FijiParliamentUnicameralStanding Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights Human rights1
KenyaSenateBicameralUpper chamberStanding Committee on Justice, Legal Affairs and Human RightsHuman rights1
MalawiNational AssemblyUnicameralStanding Committee on Legal AffairsHuman rights1
ArmeniaNational AssemblyUnicameralStanding Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public AffairsHuman rights1
North MacedoniaAssembly of the RepublicUnicameralStanding Inquiry Committee for Protection of Civil Freedoms and RightsHuman rights1
BahrainCouncil of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberStanding Parliamentary Committee on Human RightHuman rights1
MongoliaState Great HuralUnicameralSub-Committee on Human RightsHuman rights1
CanadaHouse of CommonsBicameralLower chamberSubcommittee on International Human RightsHuman rights1
IraqCouncil of Representatives of IraqUnicameralThe Human Rights CommitteeHuman rights1
ThailandHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberThe Standing Committee on Legal Affairs, Justice and Human RightsHuman rights1
ChinaNational People's CongressUnicameralThe Supervisory and Judicial Affairs CommitteeHuman rights1
ZimbabweSenateBicameralUpper chamberThematic Committee on Human Rights Human rights1
United States of AmericaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamberTom Lantos Human Rights CommissionHuman rights2
ArgentinaSenateBicameralUpper chamberUnicameral Commission of Rights and Guarantees Human rights1