COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

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

CEDAW - 55th session (Geneva 8 - 26 July 2013)

Reference Case Name Articles invoked Subject Matter Procedural issues Outcome Documents

CEDAW/C/55/D/33/2011
Communication No. 33/2011

M. N. N v. Denmark

CEDAW articles 1;

Definition of discrimination against women

Level of substantiation of claim

Inadmissibility  under article 4 2 (c) OP CEDAW (insufficiently substantiated)

E F S R A C

2 (c) and (d)

Policy measures

3;

Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

CEDAW/C/55/D/35/2011
Communication No. 35/2012

M. E. N  v. Denmark

CEDAW article 1;

Definition of discrimination against women

Exhaustion of domestic remedies.

Inadmissibility
under article  4 (1) OP CEDAW (failure to exhaust domestic remedies)   

E F S R A C

2;

Policy measures

3;

Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

CEDAW/C/55/D/40/2012
Communication No. 40/2012

M. S.  v. Denmark.

CEDAW article 1;

Definition of discrimination against women

Level of substantiation of claim

Inadmissibility  under article 4 2 (c) OP CEDAW (insufficiently substantiated)

E F S R A C

2;

Policy measures

3;

Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

5;

Gender stereotypes

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

16

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

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