Palestine CEDAW Submission 2018 - Equality Now

Palestine CEDAW Submission 2018

In advance of the 70th Session of the Committee of the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and its review of the State of Palestine's compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

June 2018

This joint submission addresses articles 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 15 and 16 of the convention and encourages the committee to state clearly that the CEDAW treaty applies throughout the territory of the State of Palestine.

The Committee referenced this submission in their Concluding Observations.

Submitted by: Equality Now, Human Rights Watch, and the Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC)