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June 27, 2021, 11:27 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-1, ATC-DATA-4

"While Afghanistan ratified CEDAW in 2003, it has not yet ratified the Optional Protocol" (para 3).
May 14, 2021, 10:42 a.m.
Countries: Vanuatu
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

Vanuatu signed the CEDAW Optional Protocol on 17 May 2007.
May 14, 2021, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

Thailand accepted the CEDAW Optional Protocol on 14 June 2000.
May 14, 2021, 10:39 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

South Sudan accepted the CEDAW Optional Protocol on 30 July 2015.
May 14, 2021, 10:31 a.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The State of Palestine has not ratified the Optional Protocol to the CEDAW, an important accountability mechanism".
May 3, 2021, 9:51 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Signed and ratified 14 June 2000" (para 2).
Jan. 31, 2021, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

“With regard to general recommendation No. 22 adopted by the Committee at its fourteenth session, Angola deposited its instrument of formal acceptance of the amendment to article 20 (1) of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women with the Treaty Section of the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat in New York, together with its instrument of accession to the Optional Protocol to the Convention. The acceptance and accession process culminated in the adoption of Executive Decree No. 23/07 of June 25, which incorporated into Angolan law the provisions of General Assembly resolution 54/4, with emphasis on paragraph 5, which requests the...more
Dec. 20, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The country failed to ratify the optional protocol of preventing violence against women" (9).
Oct. 22, 2020, 2:22 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in 2006 (State report, Point 17)" (8).
Aug. 30, 2020, 9:08 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Armenia ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in 1993, and the Optional Protocol on violence against women in 2006" (para 3).
July 12, 2020, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Bosnia and Herzegovina has ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and signed the Optional Protocol" (para. 15).
June 23, 2020, 6 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"In 2014, Tajikistan ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women" (28).
May 15, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure, in 2016. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in 2015" (2).
Feb. 15, 2020, 9:16 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"As for “Visibility of the Convention and the Optional Protocol” and “Dissemination”, CIDU published, in Italian, in August 2011, CEDAW/C/ITA/CO/6." (para 3).
Feb. 5, 2020, 8:01 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The National Gender Policy, its implementation action plan (2009-2013) and the National Development Plan (NDP 2012-2016) are reference documents on the principles mentioned above" (24).
July 18, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"Subsequently, the UN also adopted an Optional Protocol to CEDAW in 2000 which Bangladesh ratified it in the same year. Bangladesh, in the ratification, made certain reservations that read, 'the Government of Bangladesh of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh declares in accordance with Article 10(1) thereof, that it would not undertake the obligations arising out of Articles 8 and 9 of the said Optional Protocol'" (9). "The government’s excuse for not ratifying these 2 articles is not known unlike in the case of CEDAW but the measures of investigation and recommendations by the CEDAW Committee of Experts to the Government of Bangladesh should only strengthen the state of women’s rights...more
May 30, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"The Committee is also concerned that the State party’s Office of the Attorney General advised against ratifying the Optional Protocol, given that ratification would require the establishment of additional mechanisms in order to comply with obligations under the Optional Protocol" (2).
Feb. 23, 2019, 11:34 a.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: ATC-DATA-4

"With regard to the Optional Protocol and amendment to article 20 of the Convention (…) The Democratic Republic of the Congo is in the process of ratification" (26).
Feb. 3, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
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 a communications procedure, in 2014; (b) Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in 2014; (c) International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, in 2012; (d) Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), of the International Labour Organization (ILO), in 2014" (2). "The Committee calls upon the State party to use the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in its efforts...more
Jan. 28, 2019, 7:32 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
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" (17).
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).