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Jan. 2, 2021, 7:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"In 1980, President Jimmy Carter sent the Senate Foreign Relations Committee a treaty for ratification outlining basic human rights for women around the world. Over 30 years later, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is where it remains. The treaty – known as the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, CEDAW for short – was one of several issues discussed Tuesday during a packed subcommittee hearing on global violence against women. The United States is the only industrialized country that has not signed on...has it ever been ratified? Yes. Twice. But only on the committee level. President Bill Clinton sent the treaty to the...more
Dec. 31, 2020, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"CEDAW ratification would put the United States in the company of 187 other signatory countries in assessing our remaining challenges and measuring our progress" (para 9).
Dec. 23, 2020, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Being signatory to the international treaties and commitments for promotion of individual human rights (United Nations, 1948; CEDAW, 1979; ICPD, 1994, UNIFEM, 1998), Pakistan needs to make its own commitments effective, and find strategies to ensure women’s access to basic rights such as autonomy, free mobility and expression of desires" (para 45).
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"In 2002, Bahrain ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)" (6). "In 2002, Bahrain acceded to CEDAW" (9).
Oct. 22, 2020, 2:22 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"CEDAW convention was ratified in Armenia on 13 Oct 1993" (7).
Sept. 9, 2020, 12:03 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

The date of South Sudan's accession to CEDAW is 30 April 2015.
Sept. 9, 2020, 12:02 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

Iceland signed CEDAW on 24 July 1980 and ratified it on 18 June 1985.
Aug. 30, 2020, 9:08 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"As a member-state of the United Nations Armenia has ratified a number of important international documents targeting promotion and protection of women's rights. Armenia ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in 1993" (para 3).
Aug. 10, 2020, 3:10 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

“The United States has not ratified CEDAW” (para 12).
Aug. 10, 2020, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

“Saudi Arabia and Canada are both ratified signatories to CEDAW (the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women), which calls for the equal protection of women’s fundamental rights and freedoms, including speech, expression, movement and association” (para 12).
Aug. 10, 2020, 3:09 p.m.
Countries: Canada
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

“Saudi Arabia and Canada are both ratified signatories to CEDAW (the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women), which calls for the equal protection of women’s fundamental rights and freedoms, including speech, expression, movement and association” (para 12).
June 22, 2020, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"In March 2003, the new Interim Administration acceded without reservations to the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)51—reportedly in response to substantial international pressure to show immediate and tangible results in the field of women’s rights.52 This placed Afghanistan under obligation to advance gender equality via formal legislation, as well as to modify or abolish existing laws or practices" (pg 8). discriminatory to women
May 31, 2020, 4:27 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"During the reporting period, women who were honoured with the titles of candidate academician, professor and associate professor and won degrees of PhD or MA/MS accounted for 19 per cent" (19).
Feb. 15, 2020, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"In terms of progress at the national level in the above areas, specific mention should be made of: Italy’s ratification of the Council of Europe Conventions on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Act 77/2013) and on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (Act 172/2012); Act 92/2012, to combat blank resignations; and Act 120/2011 on “Equal access to Boards of Directors and Boards of Statutory Auditors of publicly-listed companies”. (para 8).
Nov. 14, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"When [Ms Shahindokht Molaverdi] was asked during a U.N. meeting in New York why Iran had not yet joined the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), her answer was nuanced. She said there were certain factions in Iran, as in the United States, strongly opposed to it and suggested there were other ways her government would enhance women’s human rights" (para 5).
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 8, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Uganda ratified the United Nations’ Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1985" (314).
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).