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04-07-2022 | Press Conferences

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Press Conference 04 July 2022

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UN women’s rights committee to present findings on Portugal, Türkiye, Azerbaijan, Namibia, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Mongolia and Bolivia

Speakers:  

  • Ana Peláez Narváez, Vice Chairperson of the Committee
  • Rhoda Reddock, Member of the Committee
  • Lia Nadaraia, Member of the Committee

 

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

The CEDAW treaty is a tool that helps women around the world to bring about change in their daily life. In countries that have ratified the treaty, CEDAW has proved invaluable in opposing the effects of discrimination, which include violence, poverty, and lack of legal protections, along with the denial of inheritance, property rights, and access to credit.

 


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