Compendium of good practices in the elimination of discrimination against women

Thematic report on good practices in the elimination of discrimination against women, submitted to the 35th session of the Human Rights Council (June 2017) – A/HRC/35/29 and its appendix containing case studies.

To inform its 2017 annual report to the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/35/29), the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice issued a call for submission to a questionnaire to gather information on “good practices” in eliminating discrimination and empowering women. Responses were received from different stakeholders, including Members States, national human rights institutions, civil society organizations and other actors.

Responses from Member States:

Responses from national human rights institutions:

  • Algeria
  • Armenia
  • Bolivia
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Guatemala
  • Jordan
  • Kosovo
  • Madagascar
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • The UK

Responses from civil society stakeholders: