COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

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

CEDAW - 57th session (Geneva 10-28 February 2014)

Reference Case Name Articles invoked Subject Matter Procedural issues Outcome Documents

CEDAW/C/57/D/34/2011

Communication No. 34/2011

R. P. B. v. the Philippines CEDAW articles
1;
Definition of discrimination against women Exhaustion of domestic remedies; Merits – violation
under articles 1 and 2 (c), (d) and (f) of the CEDAW, and CEDAW general recommendations Nos. 18 and 19

E F S R A C

2 (c), (d), (f); Policy measures
   
 

CEDAW/C/57/D/36/2012

Communication No. 36/2012

De Blok et al v. the Netherlands CEDAW article
11 (2)(b)
Removal of a previously existing public scheme providing benefits to self-employed women during maternity leave, without provision of adequate alternative.  Merits – violation
Of article 11 (2) (b) CEDAW
  E F S R A C
   
   
CEDAW/C/57/D/39/2012

Communication No. 39/2012
N. v. the Netherlands

CEDAW articles 1;

Definition of discrimination against women

Exhaustion of domestic remedies Inadmissibility under article 4 (2) (c) OP CEDAW (not sufficiently substantiated) E F S R A C
    2 (e);

Policy measures

     
    3;

Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

     
    6;

Suppression of trafficking/exploitation

     
    CEDAW articles 1; Definition of discrimination against women      
    2 (e);

Policy measures

     
    3;

Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

     
    6;

Suppression of trafficking/exploitation

     
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