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

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CEDAW 40th Anniversary

73rd session of CEDAW, Room XVI, A Building in Geneva, 1 – 19 July 2019
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Submissions deadline: Monday 10 June 2019
States parties to be assessed in the follow-up procedure during this session: Albania, Belarus, Canada, El Salvador, Honduras, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago and Philippines (only para. 26 (a) and (b) of CEDAW/C/PHL/CO/7-8)

75th Pre-Sessional Working Group, Room IX, A Building in Geneva, 22 – 26 July 2019

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

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