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What does CEDAW stand for?

CEDAW stands for Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (est. 1982; UN)

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Violence against women remains the most pervasive expression of discrimination against women and an egregious violation of women's human rights," warned Nicole Ameline, who currently chairs the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and Michael Forst, on behalf of a group of independent experts charged by the UN Human Rights Council to address specific country situations and thematic issues in all parts of the world.
The work of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and the International Conference on Population and Development, however, was based on the assumption that a rights-based approach would lead to concrete improvements in women's overall reproductive health.
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women to answer questions about employment, unequal wages, access to education and family law in her country.
CEDAW Committee The implementation of the CEDAW Convention is monitored by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), composed of 23 experts who represent the range of fields of competence covered by the CEDAW Convention, as well as equitable geographical distribution and principle legal systems.