Abolish the death penalty, stop child marriages and ensure that the sexual rights of all adults, lesbian, gay or transgender, are adhered to. Those were just some of the issues raised during Trinidad and Tobago's Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday.
Members of the Inter Religious Organisation met on Monday to discuss abortion and other pressing issues with the aim of making recommendations on a way forward to Government.
Although Roman Catholic Archbishop Joseph Harris is leading a petition seeking to "free" remand prisoners who have been behind bars longer than the maximum prison term, the Inter Religious Organisation believes the time it takes for trials to end is too long.
A retired Justice of the Peace has added his voice to the debate on the releasing of remand prisoners.
Opposition Senators did attend the meeting with the Government to discuss the controversial SSA Bill on Tuesday but said they were less than impressed by what was presented.
Leader of Government Business in the Upper House, Senator Franklin Khan, sought to explain why the meeting between Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi and Independent Senators to discuss the SSA Bill was necessary.
The Strategic Services Agency (Amendment) Bill 2016 was passed in the Senate on Tuesday night without amendments.