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Policies and Guidelines

Report on Mexico Produced by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women under article 8 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention, and Reply from the Government of Mexico

In this report the Committee decided to make public its findings and recommendations regarding the abduction, rape and murder of women in the Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, as well as the observations received from the Government of Mexico thereon.
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Jan 27, 2005
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CEDAW General Recommendation No. 35 on Gender-based Violence Against Women

25 years after recommendation No.19 on VAW, this document complements and updates the guidance to States parties and elaborates on the gender-based nature of this form of violence.
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Jul 14, 2017
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Research, Analysis, Reports

CEDAW Alternative Report | ITALY Article 2 and article 5

Shadow Report on the implementation of the CEDAW Convention.
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Jun 8, 2017
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Landmark Documents

Resolution on the Murder of Women (Feminicide) in Mexico and Central America and the role of the European Union in Fighting the Phenomenon | European Parliament 2007

This resolution calls upon the region's governments and the EU institutions to ensure full compliance with the recommendations contained in the various reports and international human-rights instruments, concerning the human rights of women.
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Oct 11, 2007
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Belize
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Statement by the UN SRVAW at the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) | 2017

UN Special Rapporteur on VAW Simonovic reports on activities and next thematic reports: shelters, protection orders
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Mar 24, 2017
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Comparison of The Istanbul Convention and the CEDAW Framework | Council of Europe

A comparison of key measures to prevent and combat violence against women.
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May 1, 2011
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