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What does CWGI stand for?

CWGI stands for CEDAW (Convention to Eliminate Discrimination against Women) Working Group Initiative (UN)

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The human rights experts stressed that such a situation is unacceptable more than three decades after the adoption of the CEDAW Convention, 20 years after the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action by the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna, and 17 years after the Beijing Platform for Action; three landmark strides in the fight for women's rights.
While elaborating the process of producing the NGOs alternative CEDAW report, they said that Aurat Foundation has been preparing the "shadow report" on CEDAW since 2008 upon the initiation four provincial and a national CEDAW committees were formed.
National Dialogue participant and Bahrain Women's Union president Mariam Al Ruwaie also called for the CEDAW to be fully implemented and all women's rights under Bahrain's constitution to become national law.
CEDAW specifically prohibits gender discrimination and Article 5(a) requires that states "modify social and cultural patterns of conduct with a view to the elimination of prejudices and customary and all other practices which are based on the idea of the inferiority or the superiority of either of the sexes or on stereotyped roles for men and women.
The CEDAW Report Legal Representative Amal Haddadin said the report, prepared by the National Committee for Women Affairs, highlights accomplishments in the elimination of discrimination against women in educational, health, labor, and social and economic development fields.