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Latest items for ATC-DATA-4

Dec. 6, 2018, 12:25 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee encourages the State party to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention and to accept, as soon as possible, the amendment to article 20 (1) of the Convention concerning the meeting time of the Committee" (page 13).
Nov. 9, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee encourages the State party to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention" (13).
Aug. 31, 2018, 11:40 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

“The Committee welcomes the fact that, in the period since the consideration of the previous report, the State party has ratified or acceded to the following international and regional treaties: The Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure, in 2014” (2)
Aug. 25, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee welcomes the fact that, in the period since the consideration of the previous report, the State party has ratified or acceded to the following international instruments: (a) Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, in 2014" (2).
Aug. 24, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee encourages the State party to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention and to accept, as soon as possible, the amendment to article 20 (1) of the Convention concerning the meeting time of the Committee" (page 16).
Aug. 10, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
Countries: Slovakia
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in 2012...Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto, in 2010" (2).
Aug. 6, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

“Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure [was ratified] in 2013” (2)
June 28, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee notes with appreciation that the State party has ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention, but is concerned that its views concerning communication No. 48/2013, adopted under article 7 (3) of the Optional Protocol at its sixtieth session, in March 2015, regarding discriminatory customary inheritance laws in the State party, have not been implemented and that the State party has provided no information on action taken in the light of those views and recommendations, contrary to its obligation under article 7 (4) of the Protocol" (page 15-16).
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).
June 1, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee welcomes the ratification by the State party on 15 October 2002 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and its ratification on 22 September 2006 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography" (1).
May 29, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee welcomes the ratification by the State party on 15 October 2002 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and its ratification on 22 September 2006 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography" (1).
April 11, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Burkina Faso ratified...the optional Protocol thereto on 26 July 2005" (8).
April 3, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"In the light of the importance of the respect for and enjoyment of their human rights by all women and girls in the continuing reconciliation and institution-building processes and the return to constitutional order, the Committee recommends that the State party: . . . ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention, as already announced during the universal periodic review (see A/HRC/14/13, para. 72.4)" (page 2-3).
March 30, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee further notes that the State party has yet to ratify the Optional Protocol" (4).
March 21, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee encourages the State party to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention and to accept, as soon as possible, the amendment to article 20 (1) of the Convention concerning the meeting time of the Committee" (page 10).
March 20, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee encourages the State party to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention and to accept, as soon as possible, the amendment to article 20 (1) of the Convention concerning the meeting time of the Committee" (page 13).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Similarly, in November of 2014, ISDEMU again transmitted an official communication to the Legislative Assembly reiterating its request for the ratification of the Optional Protocol of CEDAW (Communication No. 1072-6-2001) with a view to its subsequent entry into force, as part of the normative framework fostering equality and non-discrimination for women in El Salvador. The Government of El Salvador recognizes the obstacles faced due to non-ratification 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...more
March 14, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Guinea
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"It also notes that a national discussion has opened regarding the ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention, although the State party had already expressed its will to ratify the Optional Protocol during the universal periodic review in 2010" (4). "The Committee encourages the State party to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention and to accept, as soon as possible, the amendment to article 20 (1) of the Convention concerning the meeting time of the Committee" (16).
March 14, 2018, 12:08 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s accession to the following international instruments: (a) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in 2012; (b) Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, in 2012; (c) International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, in 2004; (d) International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in 2004; (e) Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, in 2004; (f) Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, in 2012; (g) Protocol...more
March 9, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

“The objectives of the Optional Protocol to the Convention have in fact been achieved in the Kingdom...Accession to the Protocol is being studied in the framework of a review of human rights laws and international instruments” (51).
Feb. 28, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Accession to the Optional Protocol (2000) on CEDAW: The Government of Kenya has committed to acceding to the optional protocol to CEDAW to allow individuals violated to access the CEDAW committee after exhausting domestic remedy. This process is being spearheaded by the Department of Justice under the office of the Attorney General" (8).
Feb. 14, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Palestine is currently considering accession to the Optional Protocol to the Convention, but no decision has yet been issued" (5).
July 3, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee encourages the State party to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention" (15)
March 9, 2017, 1:16 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Most relevant to Haiti are the views of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (the CEDAW Committee), which interprets the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW),106 which Haiti has ratified. The CEDAW Committee recognizes that sexual exchange can be either voluntary or involuntary" (23).
Aug. 31, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee welcomes the ratification by the State party of the following international human rights treaties since the last consideration of a State party report in July 2007: (a) Optional Protocol I and Optional Protocol II (aiming at the abolition of the death penalty) to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, in 2009; (b) The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol, in 2008; and; (c) The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances, in 2010" (2)
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).
July 19, 2016, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Optional Protocol to the Convention has not been considered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to date." (34)
July 14, 2016, 5:39 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ATC-DATA-4, ATC-DATA-5

"The Government of Rwanda is highly committed to the cause of gender equality and women’s empowerment as transpired in the June 2003 National Constitution, the National Gender Policy, the Ratification of CEDAW, the implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action (BPFA), the Vision 2020 and the Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS II)" (4)
May 23, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee welcomes the fact that, since its consideration of the previous report (CEDAW/C/ECU/7) in 2008, the State party has ratified the following international instruments: a) Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in 2010; b) Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, in 2010; c) International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, in 2009; d) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto, in 2008; e) Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981 (No. 156), of the International Labour Organization, in 2013; f) Domestic Workers Convention, 2011...more
March 29, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

" The Committee notes the absence of information about court proceedings during which provisions of the Convention were directly invoked or applied, which indicates a continuing lack of awareness among women and among the judiciary and legal professions about the rights of women under the Convention and its Optional Protocol and the Committee’s general recommendations, which have not been translated into Montenegrin. " (3)