In the dissenting opinion, three members reminded the rest of the Committee that the purpose of the OP CEDAW
is to enable women 'to obtain the benefit of the law as intended and to take remedial action' when domestic procedures have failed them.
The goal of the international agenda Article 5(a) CEDAW
is to reduce gender-based violence against women.
Article 2 of the CEDAW
explicitly condemns discrimination against
Convention, known also as the International Women's Bill of Rights (Evatt, 1992: 435; Neubauer, 2011: 6; Erturk, n.
Recently, the Obama administration has demonstrated a renewed interest in CEDAW
, with prominent support coming from President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and Legal Counsel to the State Department Harold Kon, in addition to key senators such as Barbara Boxer and John Kerry.
The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (SFRC) held hearings on CEDAW
in 1988, 1990, 1994, and 2002.
advised the government to come up with measures to prevent it, for example, by "enacting legislation that explicitly criminalizes such new forms of sexual violence against women.
As part of the combined seventh and eighth national periodic reports, the HKSAR Government submitted its third report on the implementation of the CEDAW
to the United Nations in 2012, which was considered by the Committee in October 2014.
Opinion ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 UN CEDAW
found that EO 003 together with other restrictive laws and local ordersincluding the 2011 Manila City ban on public funding for modern contraceptives, the criminal penalties for undertaking abortion, and prohibition of emergency contraceptivescontributed to higher rates of unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal deaths, and greater exposure to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.
Committee on CEDAW
to Taiwan in July next year to review the report and offer their opinions.
prend tout son sens aujourd'hui avec l'adoption de la loi organique contre les violences faites aux femmes ", a estime Hafidha Chekir, appelant a la necessite d'integrer cette convention dans la legislation tunisienne et de reviser toutes les lois qui ne sont pas en adequation avec ce texte.
The kit also includes a printout for each right defended by CEDAW
presenting the current situation of gender equality.