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April 14, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"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)" (Pg 3).
April 10, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"The Committee notes the information that the State party is examining the possibility of lifting or narrowing the scope of its reservations to articles 2 (f), 9, 15 (2), 16 and 29 (1) of the Convention. The Committee is nevertheless concerned that none of these reservations, which constitute an obstacle to the implementation of the Convention as a whole, has to date been withdrawn and that no time frame has been set for such withdrawal" (pg 2). "The Committee takes note of the information provided by the State party regarding the status of the Convention in its national legal order, but regrets that the Convention still takes no precedence over ...more
April 7, 2018, 11:16 a.m.
Countries: Brunei
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"The Committee notes with concern that the State party expresses its wish to retain its general reservation to any other aspects of the Convention which may be contrary to the Constitution of Brunei Darussalam and to the beliefs and principles of Islam and its reservation to article 9 (2). It considers that the State party’s general reservation is contrary to the object and purpose of the Convention and thus impermissible under article 28 of the Convention (see the Committee’s statement on reservations contained in A/53/38/Rev.1). The Committee is also concerned that no time frame has been set to review and withdraw the reservations" (Pg 2).
April 5, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Notwithstanding the detailed explanations given by the delegation, the Committee remains concerned about the State party’s reluctance to withdraw its reservation to the following articles of the Convention: (a) Article 9 (2) on granting women equal rights with men with respect to the nationality of their children. The Committee also notes with concern that the Council of Ministers has repeatedly endorsed the discriminatory provision in Decree No. 15 of 1925 on Lebanese Nationality, establishing that nationality is exclusively based on patrilineal descent; (b) Article 16 (1) (c), (d), (f) and (g) regarding equality in marriage and family relations. The Committee calls upon the State party: (a) To withdraw its reservation ...more
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"The Government of El Salavador recognizes the obstacles faced due to non-ratificiation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention and the reservation on article 29 (1) of the Convention, and expresses its firm determination to pursue the process of ratification in order to ensure full application of the Convention and the attainment of equality between women and men" (12). Article 29 of the Convention discusses the administration of the Convention by state parties (CODER COMMENT-BCT).
March 9, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"The Saudi Arabian Nationality Law seeks primarily to allow children to acquire the nationality of their father. It also adopts the principle of mono-nationality and does not provide for dual nationality. Accordingly, the Kingdom has expressed its reservation to article 9, paragraph 2 of the Convention as stated in Part One of its combined initial and second periodic reports" (35).
Feb. 27, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"The report reflects the efforts by Niger to implement the Committee’s recommendations on a number of issues, including: the reservations stated by Niger (subparagraphs (d) and (f) of article 2, subparagraph (a) of article 5, paragraph 4 of article 15, and subparagraphs 1( c), 1(e) and 1(g) of article 16); the ratification of certain human rights protection instruments; awareness and training on the Convention for law professionals and the general public; the revision of certain instruments; the strengthening of existing mechanisms; the shortcomings of statistical data on discrimination, employment and violence against women; and better implementation of the Convention’s provisions" (pg 5). "However, the reservation to article 2(f) relating to ...more
Feb. 16, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"The Committee notes with appreciation that Sultan Qaboos Bin Said approved the recommendation of the Council of Ministers to withdraw the reservation of the State party to article 15 (4) of the Convention. Nevertheless, it remains concerned about the State party’s reluctance to withdraw its general reservation to 'all provisions of the Convention not in accordance with the provisions of the Islamic sharia and legislation in force in the Sultanate of Oman', as well as its reservations to articles 9 (2) and 16 (1) (a), (c) and (f), which constitute an obstacle to the implementation of the Convention as a whole" (3). "The Committee welcomes the decision of the State ...more
Jan. 26, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Notwithstanding the explanations given by the delegation, the Committee remains concerned about the State party’s reluctance to withdraw its reservations to articles 9 (2) and 16 (1) (c), (d) and (g)" (Pg 4).
Jan. 23, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"The Committee remains concerned, however, about the lack of court cases and administrative proceedings, in particular at the provincial and municipal levles, in which provisions of the Convention were directly invoked and/or applied. It also concerned about the provisions of the convention, the Optional Protocol thereto and the Committee's general recommendations are not sufficiently known in the State party, including by the public authorities" (3).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"These conventions have not been incorporated into Israeli domestic law, and are not directly enforcable by the courts. Furthermore, Israel expressed reservations regarding certain articles, e.g., those concerning appointment of women as judges of religious courts, and those concerning the elimination of discrimination in marriage and family matters" (12).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

Reservation: Art. 29 on the competence of the International Court of Justice, with the government preferring dialogue as a method of dispute resolution (ITC: P1)
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are equality of nationality, equal rights in marriage and family (298).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Malta
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are equality in employment, equal rights in marriage and family, and social protection (298).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, and equality of nationality (300).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Malaysia
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, equality of nationality, and equal rights in marriage and family (299).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of disrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are equality in employment and social protection (298).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are equal rights in marriage and family (299).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Mauritania
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, equal rights in marriage and family, and social protection (301).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, elimination of discrimination, equality of nationality, and equal rights in marriage and family (300).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are equality of nationality, equal rights in marriage and family, and social protection (299).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, equality of nationality, and equal rights in marriage and family (300).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are elimination of discrimination, equality to choose residence, and equal rights in marriage and family (300).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, elimination of discrimination, equality to choose residence, and equal rights in marriage and family (302).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Jordan, Lebanon
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are equality of nationality, and equal rights in marriage and family (300).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are elimination of discrimination, equality of nationality (299).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, and equal rights in marriage and family (298).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Egypt, Iraq, Libya
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, elimination of discrimination, and equal rights in marriage and family (300).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, and elimination of discrimination (299).
July 18, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

According to ANNEX 6: Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, reservations to the CEDAW are compatibility with religious, customary or traditional laws and practices, elimination of discrimination, equality in employment, and equal rights in marriage and family (299).