Other Resources

How does CEDAW operate alongside human rights in the UK and internationally?

The ratification of the CEDAW Convention has been used to improve women’s rights across the world.

See the latest report to come from the Government (2017).

View the  UK shadow report and the CEDAW Committee’s concluding comments (2013).

See the UK government’s report to CEDAW(June 2011).

UK government  reservations to CEDAW.

Learn more about CEDAW and download resources for NGOs from International Women’s Rights Action Watch (IWRAW).

In March 2009, the Women’s Resource Centre and the Equality and Human Rights Commission held a conference on the Convention to Eliminate all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Watch the film from the conference.

Download the conference report (326KB)

See the event report (1940KB) from CEDAW in Action: Global South / North exchange, a WRC and Womankind Worldwide event (November 2009).

See the report (395KB) from the capacity building training and regional ‘Using CEDAW in the UK’ events and consultations in February 2011 in partnership with the Equality and Human Rights Commission.