Reporting Status

This page highlights, in a tabular format, country-specific information on reports submitted by state parties and NGOs to the CEDAW Committee. State parties that are due to submit reports in the next reporting cycle are also mentioned.

Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Maldives Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka
Date of signature 14/8/03 17/7/80 30/7/80 5/2/91 17/7/80
Date of Ratification,
Accession (a)
5/3/03 6/11/84(a) 31/8/81 9/7/93 1/7/1993(a) 22/4/91 12/3/96(a) 5/10/81
Reporting Status Starting draft its initial report in August 2009 Submitted its Fifth Periodic report in 2004 Combined Initial to Sixth Periodic report in 2007; Seventh report in 2009 Initial report in August 1998; Combined Second & Third report in 2007 Initial report August 1998; Combined Second & Third report in 2007 Initial report 1999; Second & Third periodic report in 2004 Combined Initial, Second & Third report in 2007 Initial report to the CEDAW Committee in 1986; Second report in 1992; Third and Fourth combined periodic report in 2002
Initial Report Not submitted Initial report (22 session) Initial report (24th session, 2001) Initial report (21st session)
Periodic Report Not submitted Fifth periodic report (31st session, 2004)
Combined Third and Fourth periodic report (17th session, 1997)
Seventh report (44th session, 2009)

Combined initial, second and third, fourth, fifth and sixth periodic report (30th session, 2004)
Combined second and third report (37th session, 2007) Combined second and third Periodic report (37th session, 2007) Combined initial, second and third report (38th session, 2004) Combined initial, second and third report (38th session, 2004) Combined third and fourth report (26th session, 2002)
Shadow Report Shadow report (44th session, 2009) Initial Shadow report (2000)
2nd Shadow Report
Shadow report (corresponds to 5,6 and 7th)
Follow up report/
report on
exceptional basis
Follow-up to concluding observations
Next Reporting Date 48th session (Geneva, 17 January – 4 February 2011) 49th session (New York, 11 – 29 July 2011) 48th session (Geneva, 17 January – 4 February 2011)

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