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

The opening of the virtual 76th session of CEDAW will continue on Tuesday, 30 June from 12:30 to 1:30 pm Geneva time (live webcast on http://webtv.un.org/meetings-events/)

Remote 76th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 29 June to 9 July 2020

Due to COVID-19, the consideration of States party reports (constructive dialogues) has been postponed to future sessions.

The Pre-sessional Working Group for the 78th session will take place remotely and in closed meeting from 13 to 17 July 2020.


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