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June 10, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique ratified CEDAW on 2nd June, 1993 through the Resolution 4/93. The accession instrument was deposited by the Government of Mozambique to the United Nations on 21st April, 1997 and entered into force in May of the same year. Mozambique ratified the Optional Protocol on 4th November 2008" (5).
June 3, 2019, 11:37 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

Sudan is not party to the CEDAW (Pg 49). (EJ - Coder Comment).
June 3, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

Senegal ratified CEDAW on 5 February 1985 (Pg 49). (EJ - Coder Comment).
June 3, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

Iran is not a party to CEDAW (Pg 49). (EJ - Coder Comment).
May 25, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

Afghanistan ratified CEDAW on 5 March 2003 (Pg 49) (EJ - Coder Comment).
April 11, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Following its ratification of the Convention in 1995, Côte d’Ivoire presented a combined report (initial, second and third periodic reports) to the Committee at its October 2011 session, which took place in Geneva" (4).
March 1, 2019, 11:52 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The State of Qatar acceded to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women on 24 March 2009. Decree No. 28 of 2009 approving accession to the Convention was issued on 23 June 2009" (1).
Feb. 4, 2019, 3:44 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Date received: 16 November 2017" (1).
Jan. 5, 2019, 10:25 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in 1981" (Pg 6).
Oct. 17, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Palestine acceded to the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in April 2014 without reservations or declarations, the only state in the Middle East and North Africa region to do so. Women’s rights groups have called for the Palestinian Authority to publish CEDAW in its Official Gazette, which would make it binding as domestic law under the Palestinian Basic Law" (para 54).
Sept. 21, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Royal Decree No. 42/2005 concerning the Sultanate of Oman’s accession to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was issued on 7 May 2005. The accession instrument was deposited with the United Nations on 7 February 2006 and entered into effect on 6 March 2006" (Pg 3).
Sept. 12, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"India became signatory to the Convention to Eliminate all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in June 1980".
Sept. 5, 2018, 10:23 a.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Costa Rica is a signatory to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). It ratified the Convention by Act No. 6968 of 2 October 1984, which was published in the Diario Oficial on 11 January 1985" (4).
Aug. 25, 2018, 10:05 a.m.
Countries: Brunei
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The Universal Declaration for Human Rights (UDHR) is the basis of the two international human rights treaties that Brunei has signed and acceded to: the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against women (CEDAW) and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). As a State party to these two Conventions, Brunei has the obligation to respect, protect, and fulfil these rights to all its citizens" (Para 4).
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Montenegro acceded to the CEDAW Convention as a part of the succession process. The deadline for submitting Report (Under the Article 18 of the CEDAW Convention) was 23 October 2007, that is a year after the Convention entered into force in relation to Montenegro. The Initial Report was adopted by the Government of Montenegro in February 2010, and forwarded to the CEDAW Committee in May 2010. The Committee considered the initial report of Montenegro (CEDAW/C/MNE/1) at its 1002nd and 1003rd meetings on 6 October 2011 (CEDAW/C/SR.1002 and 1003)" (page 2).
June 25, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
Countries: Turkmenistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1, ATC-DATA-4

"Turkmenistan confirmed its strong commitment to gender equality and the advancement of women by acceding to the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in 1996 and to the Optional Protocol thereto in 2009" (3).
May 4, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Australia’s ratification of CEDAW more than 30 years ago was a significant milestone in our country’s acknowledgement of the need for a proactive and well considered effort across all levels of government and community to close the gender equality gap" (Pg 2). "Australia ratified CEDAW on 28 July 1983. Since then commitment to eliminating discrimination against women has been demonstrated by the significant activities and major policy initiatives undertaken by the Australian Government to improve and progress the status of women in Australian society" (Pg 12).
April 20, 2018, 3:05 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Fiji has made a remarkable progress since it ratified CEDAW in 1995 with the transformation in women’s legal rights" (4).
April 11, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Burkina Faso ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women on 28 November 1984" (8).
April 6, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Thus Kuwait acceded to CEDAW pursuant to Amiri Decree no. 24 (1994)" (29).
March 23, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Countries: Burundi
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Burundi is a State party to the Convention, which it ratified without reservations on 4 April 1991 through Decree-Law No. 1/006" (6).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, hereinafter referred to as “CEDAW” or “the Convention”, was adopted on 1 May 1981 by Executive Decision No. 317 of the Revolutionary Government Junta, ratified on 2 June 1981 through Decree No. 705 of the Revolutionary Government Junta and deposited with the United Nations on 19 August of the same year" (5).
March 9, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Saudi Arabia has ratified or acceded to the following treaties under the Royal Decrees…Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, under Royal Decree M/25 of 28/05/1421 A.H. (28/08/2000)" (14). "In 2014/2015, the medical schools and colleges admitted 61,420 students (46.5 per cent of them females) and graduated 6,568 students (46.05 per cent of them females)" (43).
March 7, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), for the Mexican state since 1981, consists of a road map for public policies to promote equality between women and men, and to end discrimination and violence against women and girls. The observations that the expert committee makes to Mexico permit the reorientation of policies and action, attending to areas of concern and the areas of highest priority for the National Gender Agenda" (page 3).
Feb. 27, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"This report is submitted pursuant to article 18 of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), ratified by Niger on 8 October 1999" (pg 5).
Feb. 14, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The State of Palestine acceded to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women on 1 April 2014, without submitting reservations to any of its articles" (3). "Palestine first adopted the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women with a 2005 Cabinet decision. In 2009, Palestine ratified the Convention with a unilateral declaration contained in Presidential Decree No. 19 of 2009. On 1 April 2014, less than a year and a half after Palestine was granted observer State status by the United Nations, Palestine acceded to the Convention without reservations" (5).
Feb. 7, 2018, 10:37 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"This report comprises the eighth and ninth periodic reports made by Sweden to the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (the Committee). The following presentation takes account of the recommendations received by Sweden from the Committee in its review of Sweden’s sixth and seventh reports at the Committee’s 40th session in January 2008" (page 4).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"The government has also ratified the 1967 International Convention for Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women" (12).
Dec. 13, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Pakistan ratified CEDAW in 1996: two decades later, it is far from implementation" (para 1). "When Pakistan finally ratified the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1996, there was sufficient optimism. Women’s rights activists saw the development as a significant victory for women. However, two decades later, the articles of CEDAW are far from being implemented" (para 7).
Dec. 5, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Relying on this provision [article 5], the CEDAW Committee has urged Singapore to combat the 'persistence of patriarchal attitudes and deep-rooted stereotypes regarding the roles and responsibilities of women and men within the family and society at large,' and expressed its concern that, 'despite the legal equality accorded to spouses, discriminatory traditional cultural attitudes that continue to utilize “the head of the household” concept, assigning this role to men, persist' within that state"(78). Since CEDAW conducted concluding observations on Singapore, Singapore must have signed the CEDAW (ENB-Coder Comment)