COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

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

CEDAW - 59th session (Geneva, 20 October - 7 November 2014)

Reference Case Name Articles invoked Subject Matter Procedural issues Outcome Documents

CEDAW/C/59/D/37/2012
Communication No. 37/2012

T.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)

A C E F R S

2 (c) and (d)

Policy measures

5;

Gender stereotypes

16

State party measures to eliminate gender discrimination

CEDAW/C/59/D/49/2013
Communication No. 35/2012

S.O. v. Canada

CEDAW article 1;
 

Definition of discrimination against women

Exhaustion of domestic remedies; level of substantiation of claim

Inadmissibility
under article 4 (1) OP CEDAW (insufficiently substantiated)

A C E F R S

2 (d) Policy measures
3; Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms

CEDAW/C/59/D/59/2013
Communication No. 33/2011

Y.C. 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)

A C E F R S

3; Guarantee of basic Human rights and Fundamental freedoms
5 Gender stereotypes
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