COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

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

CEDAW - 53rd session (Geneva 1 - 26 October 2012)

Reference Case Name Articles invoked Subject Matter Procedural issues Outcome Documents

CEDAW/C/53/D/31/2011
Communication No. 31/2011

V.P.P. v. Bulgaria

CEDAW articles 1;

 

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Merits – violation
CEDAW  articles 2, paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (e), (f) and (g); read together with articles 1, 3 and 5, paragraphs (a) and (b); article 12 and article 15, paragraph (1)

E F S R C A

2 ( (a)-(c), (e) and (f);

Policy measures

3;

Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

12;

Failure to ensure health-care protocols and hospital procedures to address violence against women and abuse of girl children and provision of appropriate health-care services

15

Equality before the law.

OPCEDAW
none

 

CEDAW/C/53/D/38/2012
Communication No. 38/2012

J.S. v. the U.K.

CEDAW article 1;

Definition of discrimination against women

Failure to exhaust domestic remedies
Incompatible with the provisions of the Convention
Insufficient substantiation and manifestly ill-founded

Inadmissibility
OPCEDAW article 4 (1) – non-exhaustion.  

E F S R A C

2;

Policy measures

3;

Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

9

Equality regarding acquisition of nationality.

OPCEDAW article 4(1)

 
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