Tag: CEDAW

Advocacy Efforts by the Center and Regional Partners Lead to CEDAW Recommendation to Liberalize Turkmenistan Abortion Law

Advocacy included a joint submission and presentation highlighting the country’s restrictive abortion laws and barriers to access.

Accountability for Discrimination Against Women in the Philippines: Key Findings and Recommendations from the CEDAW Committee’s Special Inquiry on Reproductive Rights

A 2007 report by the Center documenting human rights violations associated with Executive Order 003 became the basis for a special inquiry convened by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)—an international human rights treaty body—in 2012 to investigate these concerns. The inquiry is the first of its kind to […]