UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

In 2013 the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) last examined the UK Government’s performance in implementing CEDAW.

The Commission's submissions to the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

The EHRC has produced a publication outlining the concluding observations from this examination.

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

As a result of this examination, the UK Government is required to submit a follow-up report in July 2015 on its progress in ensuring effective access by women to the courts and the impact of the legal aid reforms on the protection of women’s rights. The EHRC will submit a shadow report in August 2015.

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2015