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Just Because I Am A Girl...

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

How It Is...

The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), an expert body established in 1982, is composed of 23 experts on women's issues from around the world.


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Questions That Need To Be Answered

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The Mandate

The Committee's mandate is very specific: it watches over the progress for women made in those countries that are the States parties to the 1979 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.


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