COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

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

CEDAW - 56th session (Geneva 30 September – 18 October 2013)

Reference Case Name Articles invoked Subject Matter Procedural issues Outcome Documents

CEDAW/C/56/D/29/2011
Communication No. 29/2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. S. v. Spain

CEDAW articles 1;

Definition of discrimination against women

Exhaustion of domestic remedies

Inadmissibility  under article 4 (1) OP CEDAW (non-exhaustion)

E F S R A C

2 (a)- (g)

Policy measures

3;

Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

 

6;

Suppression of trafficking/exploitation 

 

 

 

9 (1)

Equality regarding Women’s nationality.

 

 

 

10 (a)

Equal rights in the field of education

 

 

 

11 1) (a) and (d)

Non-discrimination in the field of employment; right to work; right to equal treatment

 

 

 

11 2) c)

Provision of special social services to enable parents combine family obligations and work responsibilities

 

 

 

15 1) and 2)

Equality before the law

 

 

 

16 1) c), d) and f)

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

 

 

CEDAW/C/56/D/44/2012
Communication No. 44/2012

 

M.K.D.A.-A v. Denmark

CEDAW article 1;

Definition of discrimination against women

Victim standing

Inadmissibility
under article  4 (2) OP CEDAW (lack of victim status)   

E F S R A C

2 (d);

Policy measures

5;

Temporary special measures

 

16 (d)

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

 

 

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