Saudi Arabia CSW Submission 2018 - Equality Now

Saudi Arabia CSW Submission 2018

Saudi Arabia - Submission to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

27th July 2018

This joint submission addresses the need for the Government of Saudi Arabia to end the discriminatory male guardianship system and immediately release and stop arresting women’s rights defenders, including those associated with them, and to enable all women to exercise their fundamental rights as provided for under international law, including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Beijing Platform for Action.

Submitted by: Equality Now and WHRDMENA - the Regional Coalition of Women Human Rights Defenders in the Middle East and North Africa