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Latest items for ATC-DATA-2

May 11, 2021, 1:14 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"Reservation made upon signature and confirmed upon ratification: 'The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago declares that it does not consider itself bound by article 29 (1) of the said Convention, relating to the settlement of disputes'".
May 11, 2021, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"On 24 October 1991, the Government of Malawi notified the Secretary-General of its decision to withdraw the following reservations made upon accession: 'Owing to the deep-rooted nature of some traditional customs and practices of Malawians, the Government of the Republic of Malawi shall not, for the time being, consider itself bound by such of the provisions of the Convention as require immediate eradication of such traditional customs and practices. While the Government of the Republic of Malawi accepts the principles of article 29, paragraph 2 of the Convention this acceptance should nonetheless be read in conjunction with [its] declaration of 12th December 1966, concerning the recognition, by the Government of...more
May 11, 2021, 1:07 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"With reservation as to the application of the provision of article 29, paragraph 1".
May 11, 2021, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"On 24 June 1992, the Government of Bulgaria notified the Secretary-General of its decision to withdraw the reservation to article 29 (1) of the Convention, made upon signature and confirmed upon ratification".
May 11, 2021, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"Reservation made upon signature and confirmed upon ratification: '... Brazil does not consider itself bound by article 29, paragraph 1, of the above-mentioned Convention.'
May 3, 2021, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"Vanuatu signed and ratified the Convention, with no reservations, on 13 April 1995. The initial report, due to the Committee in 1996, was not submitted because of a misunderstanding of reporting obligations. Vanuatu ratified the Optional Protocol on 17 May 2007" (pg 1).
May 3, 2021, 12:29 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"The Government of Chile has signed this Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, mindful of the important step which this document represents, not only in terms of the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, but also in terms of their full and permanent integration into society in conditions of equality.The Government is obliged to state, however, that some of the provisions of the Convention are not entirely compatible with current Chilean legislation. At the same time, it reports the establishment of a Commission for the Study and Reform of the Civil Code, which now has before it various proposals to amend, inter alia,...more
April 29, 2021, 2:30 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

No reservations (CODER COMMENT)
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"As for its ratification of CEDAW, Bahrain maintains its reservations around some articles and the Special Procedures offices have constantly tried to address the situation of gender discrimination. However, Bahrain has not allowed any Special Procedures mandates to visit the country since 2006 despite recurrent requests, including from the Working Group on discrimination against women" (3). "In 2002, Bahrain acceded to CEDAW with five reservations, four of which directly relate to the status of women" (9).
Oct. 11, 2020, 12:11 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

El Salvador has one reservation to CEDAW.
Oct. 11, 2020, 12:11 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

Trinidad and Tobago has one reservation to CEDAW.
Oct. 11, 2020, 12:11 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

Malawi currently has no reservations to CEDAW. The country previously had one, but withdrew it.
Oct. 11, 2020, 12:11 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

Bulgaria currently has no reservations to CEDAW. The country previously had one, but withdrew it.
Oct. 11, 2020, 12:11 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

Brazil has one reservation to CEDAW.
May 31, 2020, 4:27 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"The DPRK decided to withdraw its reservations on the article 2, para. (f) and article 9, para. 2 and made notification thereof to the United Nations in November, 2015" (2).
May 15, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s withdrawal of its remaining reservations to the Convention in 2013" (1).
April 22, 2020, 5:16 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"Lebanon has entered reservations to articles 9 and 16 of CEDAW" (116).
July 18, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ATC-DATA-1, ATC-DATA-2

"Bangladesh ratified CEDAW in 1984 with reservation to the Article 2 and the Article 16(1)" (9).
July 11, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ATC-DATA-2, ATC-DATA-3

"The State party has taken no measures to withdraw its reservations to articles 2 and 16(1) (c) of the Convention" (3).
May 30, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"The Committee is concerned that, although the State party ratified the Convention in 1980 without reservations, the Convention has still not been fully incorporated into domestic law and, as a result, its provisions have not been directly invoked or applied in domestic courts" (2).
April 27, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s withdrawal of its reservation to article 16 (1) (g) of the Convention in 2013, but is concerned that the State party has yet to withdraw its reservation to articles 15 (2) and 16 (1) (h)" (3). Thus, currently the country has 2 reservations to CEDAW (CCS-CODER COMMENT).
Feb. 4, 2019, 3:44 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"The UK Government has reviewed the current reservations (annexed) and concluded that they should not be withdrawn" (4).
Oct. 17, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"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" (para 54).
Aug. 31, 2018, 11:40 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

“the State party maintains reservations under articles 11 (1), 13 (a) and 16.1 (d) and (f) notwithstanding its commitment to constantly review them” (2)
Feb. 27, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

There are 7 reservations to the CEDAW (pg 5).
Feb. 14, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"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).
Jan. 20, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s expressed willingness to review some of its reservations to the Convention with a view to withdrawing them or amending their content and the fact that a bill on the matter has been referred to the parliament" (pg 2). "The Committee takes note of the assurances provided by the State party’s delegation in its opening statement and during the dialogue regarding the possibility of withdrawing or amending some of its reservations in relation to articles 2, 9 (2), 15 (4) and 16 of the Convention. Nevertheless, the Committee remains concerned that no time frame has been set to review those reservations. The Committee reiterates that...more
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

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Nov. 30, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: ATC-DATA-2

"Mali has ratified the Convention without reservation" (5).
Aug. 23, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: ATC-DATA-2, ATC-DATA-4

"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).