CEDAW formulates General Recommendation No.29 on economic consequences of marriage, family relations and their dissolution

General recommendation No. 29

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) submitted its general recommendation on Article 16 of the CEDAW, which provides for the elimination of discrimination against women in marriage and family relations. The recommendation seeks to act as a guide for state parties in achieving an egalitarian regime under which the economic benefits and liabilities of family relations and their dissolution are borne equally by men and women.

The complete recommendation can be accessed here.


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