Civil and political rights - Arab League

Report on the Application of CEDAW in the Arab World

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This report examines the application of the Convention on the Elimination of all Types of violence against Women (CEDAW) in the Arab world. It consists of mini-reports that outline CEDAW' s progress and limits in 21 countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Each mini-report lists the reservations made by the country and provides a summary of the official country reports submitted to the CEDAW Committee as well as the additional shadow reports written by NGOs. At the end of each mini-report, recent news and updates regarding CEDAW and the status of women’s rights in the country are discussed.


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM)
  • Publishing house : Association Démocratique des Femmes du Morocco (ADFM) Year of publication: 2009
  • Publication date : 2009
  • Number of pages : 91
  • Language : English


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