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Days of general discussion DGD

Day of general discussion on rural women, 2013


07 October 2013

During its 56th session, on 7 October 2013 the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women held a half-day general discussion on rural women (article 14 of the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women).

The aim of the half-day general discussion was to commence the Committee’s process of elaborating a "General recommendation on rural women". The purpose of the general recommendation is to provide appropriate and authoritative guidance to States parties on the measures to be adopted to ensure full compliance with their obligations to protect, respect and fulfil the rights of rural women.

Written contributions
Keynote speakers
Oral interventions by stakeholders