COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women - Jurisprudence

CEDAW - 52nd session (New York 9 - 27 July 2012)

Reference Case Name Articles invoked Subject Matter Procedural issues Outcome Documents
CEDAW/C/52/D/32/2011 Jallow v. Bulgaria

CEDAW articles 1,

2((b), (c), (d), (e), and (f))

3,

4,

5 (a)

and 16.1 ((c), (d), and (f))

OPCEDAW articles 4.1; 4.2 (c)

Definition of discrimination against women

Policy measures

Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

Temporary special measures

Sex role stereotyping prejudice

Appropriate measures to eliminate discrimination in all matters relating to marriage and family relations

Failure to exhaust domestic remedies

Insufficient substantiation and manifestly ill-founded

Merits – violation

CEDAW articles 2, ((b), (c), (d), (e) and (f)), 5 (a), and article 16, ((c), (d) and (f)), read in conjunction with articles 1 and 3

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