Our submissions to CEDAW

Submissions to the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

July 2013

The Commission has published its submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) ahead of an oral examination on July 17 2013, which will look at the UK’s progress on women’s equality.

Download a copy of the submission and the appendix

June 2008

The UK Government was invited to present its fifth periodic report (of 2003) and its sixth periodic report (of 2007) at the 41st session of CEDAW on 10 July 2008.

The Commission submitted its parallel report to the Committee in June 2008. Our submission focused on:

  • The Optional Protocol
  • The Gender Equality Duty on the Public Sector
  • Violence against Women
  • Employment and Reconciliation of Work and Family Life
  • Education and Stereotypes, and
  • Women'™s Health

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Last Updated: 01 Jul 2009