General Recommendations

The Committee issues General Recommendations which are interpretative comments on specific articles of the Convention. The General Recommendations are drafted to interpret articles and standards of the Convention, and to set out guidelines for their implementation. As 7 July 2017, the CEDAW Committee has issued 34 General Recommendations.

 

This page highlights the country-specific information on the ratification status, reservations, and declarations pertaining to the Optional Protocol to CEDAW Convention by the South Asian countries. This information was updated on 5 July 2017. For the latest information, please visit the UN website.

General Recommendation Number Session Particulars
1 5 Reporting Guidelines
 2  6  Reporting Guidelines
 3  6  Education and Public Information Programmes
 4  6  Reservations
 5  6  Temporary special measures
 6  7  Effective national machinery and publicity
 7  7  Resources
 8  7  Article 8
 9  8  Statistical data
 10  8  Tenth anniversary of the adoption of CEDAW
 11  8  Technical advisory services for reporting
 12  8 Violence against women
 13  8  Equal remuneration for work of equal value
 14  9  Female circumcision
 15  9  Women and AIDS
 16  10  Unpaid women workers in rural and urban family enterprises
 17  10  Measurement and quantification of the unremunerated domestic activities of women and their recognition in the GNP
 18  10  Disabled women
 19  11 Violence against women
 20  11  Reservations
 21 13  Equality in marriage and family relations
 22  14  Article 20 of the Convention
 23  16 Women in political and public life
 24  20 Women and health
 25  30  Temporary special measures
 26  42  Women Migrant Workers
 27 47  Older women and protection of their human rights
 28  47  The Core Obligations of States Parties under Article 2 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
 29  54 Economic consequences of marriage, family relations and their dissolution
 30  56  On women in conflict prevention,  conflict and post-conflict situations
 31  59  On harmful practices
 32  59  On gender related dimensions of refugee status, asylum, nationality and statelessness of women
 33  61  Women’s Access to Justice
 34  63  Rights of rural women

Source: United Nations Treaty Collection


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