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Nov. 10, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The country’s initial report to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, submitted in 2002, claimed 'family planning is mapped out by individual families in view of their actual circumstances and in compliance with laws, regulations, morality, and customs'"(13)
Oct. 26, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Russian law is rather progressive in respect of the women’s rights, even though the Committee to End Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) recommends that Russia adopt more comprehensive legislation to prevent and address violence against women, and notes the absence of an effective complaints mechanism for women to claim their rights"(para 8)
Oct. 11, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Malaysia committed to ensuring equality for women and men when it ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in 1995" (para 24).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

1996: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. The Federation of Cuban Women (Federacion de Mujeres Cubanas, or FMC) contributes to the Cuban national mechanism for the advancement of women and the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. 1997: National Action Plan for Follow-up on the Fourth UN Conference on Women. (PMIM: P3-4) CEDAW: CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN (12/18/1979). SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: ARTS. 2 THROUGH 4. AND 13 THROUGH 16: Signed: 03/06/1980. Ratified: 07/17/1980. Reservation: Art. 29 on the competence of the International Court of Justice, with the government preferring dialogue as ...more
March 10, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"In 2007, Taiwan ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), and in 2011 formally adopted a law to implement the UN treaty despite not being a member of the UN" (para 10).
Jan. 25, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"There is an urgent need to change outdated laws and align them with the international conventions in which Palestine has taken part, such as the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women of 2009" (para 13).
Jan. 24, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"In 2014, Tunisia ratified the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women" (para 14).
Nov. 14, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Afghanistan has also ratified the UN convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women"(para 15)
Aug. 23, 2016, 5:13 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"With this historical background in mind, we can argue that it was not until the 1980s that women’s issues were discussed so openly in the public. An important factor was the signing of the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) by Turkey in 1985. By signing the CEDAW that was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1979, Turkey committed itself to undertaking some measures to end discrimination against women in all forms"(para 6)
Aug. 23, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"After the restoration of Timor-Leste independence on 20 May 2002, the state of TimorLeste ratified the CEDAW Convention (without reservation) and the Optional Protocol to CEDAW in 2003" (6). "Since ratification of the CEDAW Convention in 2003, the State has been required to implement the CEDAW for six years" (36).
Aug. 5, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1979 and was ratified by the Democratic Republic of the Congo in October 1985" (2). "The various initiatives undertaken to that purpose include in particular the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women on 6 October 1985" (4).
July 26, 2016, 9:23 p.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1, TRAFF-LAW-1, SEGI-PRACTICE-1, ATC-DATA-1

"The Bureau of Gender Affairs takes seriously this mandate to address the global scourge of trafficking in women and girls. In consequence, it undertook several activities during the period of reporting. In particular, the Bureau collaborated with the OAS Inter-American Commission on Women (CIM), and the International Organization for Migration in hosting two (2) national workshops on trafficking in persons in the Caribbean. The Bureau hosted two workshops in 2004 which sought to provide specific information on: 1) the differences between trafficking in persons and migrant smuggling; 2) how trafficking works; 3) the causes and consequences for communities and individuals; 4) the identification of vulnerable populations and victims" (6-7)more
July 14, 2016, 5:39 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Rwanda ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) by presidential decree No. 431/16 of 10 November 1980. Rwanda had already submitted three written reports before the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi" (4)
July 4, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Our country abides by international laws on the promotion and protection of human rights,5 including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, which has constitutional rank (Article 75, paragraph 22). In addition, the Optional Protocol to CEDAW was ratified in 2006, and there is in Argentine case currently being dealt with by the Committee" (5)
June 27, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Thailand acceded to the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) on 9 August 1985, which has come into effect since 8 September 1985" (4).
May 23, 2016, 8:21 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) was extended to the Turks and Caicos Islands in 1986" (26).
May 15, 2016, 7:55 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"After the referendum held on 21 May 2006 and official proclamation of independence on 03 June 2006 on the basis of adoption of the Declaration of Independence, Montenegro undertook by way of succession to respect and implement a set of conventions from the area of human rights, including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women." (12)
May 3, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The 1979 Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) entered into force for Switzerland on 26 April 1997" (5).
March 11, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
Countries: Brunei
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Brunei Darussalam acceded to the CEDAW on 24th May 2006" (14)
March 3, 2016, 2:42 p.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The Convention was ratified by Gabon on 21 January 1983" (5)
Feb. 26, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Guinea ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (the Convention) on 17 July 1980" (3)
Feb. 18, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Like other State parties, Senegal, having signed the Convention in 1979 and ratified it on 5 February 1985, has incorporated it into domestic law" (7)
Feb. 4, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The State Party, United Republic of Tanzania (URT), signed the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) on 17 July 1980 and ratified it on 20 August 1985; it has also ratified its Optional Protocol" (7)
Jan. 23, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Canada
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Canada (hereinafter referred to as “the State party”) acceded to the Convention on 10 December 1981 and ratified the Optional Protocol on 18 October 2002. The Optional Protocol entered into force for the State party on 18 January 2003," (3).
Jan. 22, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"As regards the women’s anti-discrimination convention, the experts noted that the US is one of only seven countries which have not ratified the treaty, widely known as CEDAW. 'We are of the unreserved opinion that ratification of CEDAW is crucial, on both the domestic and the global levels, in order to confirm the US commitment to substantive equality for women in all spheres of life,' they underscored"(para 3)
Jan. 14, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"In 2002 Bahrain ratified the convention with 'reservations'" (4).
Jan. 6, 2016, 10:42 p.m.
Countries: Benin
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Therefore, in accordance with its constitutional principles, the State of Benin has ratified a number of international human rights instruments, including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. Ratified on 12 March 1992, the Convention provides for equality between men and women" (3)
Dec. 31, 2015, 2:59 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"A constitution adopted in 2004...The government acceded to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women" (26).
Dec. 17, 2015, 4:11 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Statistics provided by the Nazareth-based organisation Women Against Violence show an even more distressing picture: Since Israel ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in 1991, 162 Palestinian women in the Green Line have been killed by their husbands or other family members" (para 5).
Dec. 17, 2015, 4:01 p.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Statistics provided by the Nazareth-based organisation Women Against Violence show an even more distressing picture: Since Israel ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in 1991, 162 Palestinian women in the Green Line have been killed by their husbands or other family members" (para 5).