COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

CEDAW Committee consists of 23 experts on women’s rights from around the world.

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Ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Status of ratification on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 

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See the maps on ratifications (PDF) of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women or its Optional Protocol

Upcoming Events

CEDAW 40th Anniversary

74th session of CEDAW, Room XVII, E Building in Geneva, 21 October – 08 November 2019 Registration link

Submissions deadline: Monday 30 September
States parties to be assessed in the follow-up procedure during this session: Armenia, Bhutan, Burundi, Germany, Jordan, Italy, Kuwait and Ukraine

76th Pre-Sessional Working Group, Room XVII, E Building in Geneva, 11 – 15 November 2019

Submissions deadline: Monday 30 September

Women’s Rights and the 2030 Agenda
40 YEARS OF EMPOWERING WOMEN WITH A VIEW OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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