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Discussions with CEDAW on the situation of Palestinian women

07.10.2018 / Created by PCPD
Discussions with CEDAW on the situation of Palestinian women

As part of the Non-Governmental Women Coalition for the Implementation of CEDAW delegation, the Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy (PCPD) discussed the situation of Palestinian women with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Geneva, precisely on July 9th, 2018.

During this meeting, the delegation submitted the first shadow report on the status of women and girls in the State of Palestine which focuses on girls and women’s social, economic and political rights, as the Palestinian State’s commitments to CEDAW Convention to which it has acceded in 2014.

The meeting focused on the obstacles and the challenges impeding the implementation of the convention on the ground, and the failure of the Palestinian State to introduce an integrated legal system and harmonize all laws to ensure equality, reduce gender-based discrimination and eliminate all violence against women and girls, or to adopt policies to change traditional attitudes and modify social and cultural patterns.  

More information in this meeting are also available here.  

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Women'  s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality
Youth and Development Consultancy Institute (Etijah)
Femmes-Education Arts-Médiation (FEDAM)
Be active. Be emancipated (B.a.B.e.)
Association Talassemtane pour l'Environnement et Développement (ATED)
The Children of Female Prisoners' Care Association (CFPA)
I & P Image & Paroles
Vision Communication Consultancy
Sawt Nssâ
Femmes Informations Juridiques Internationales Rhône-Alpes (FIJI-RA)
KAGIDER
Civil Coalition for the development of Solidarity action (CCDAS)
Bremen University
Palestinian Bar Association (PBA)
Association Tunisienne de la Santé de la Reproduction (ATSR)
Nelly Jazra
Ideaborn Consulting
Association Khmir Environnement et Développement
United Religions Initiative
Bothoor Alkhaer Human Organization
The Individual Initiative for Human Rights  - Masir
Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers (AEFL)
Society of Women Graduates (SWG) in the Gaza Strip
Centre for Women's Legal Research &Counselling and Protection
Gender Alternatives Foundation (GAF)
Journalists Without Borders (JWB)
La Presse
Tunisie pionnieres
ISIS Center for Women and Development
Helwan Association for Community Development (Bashayer)
Equity, Parity and Gender Mainstreaming Commission of Guelmim
Sarab Center for Culture and Community Arts
RIHAN ASSOCIATION for Youth and Development
Association Tazghart

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