Reservations to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women - Weakening the protection of women from violence in the Middle East and North Africa region

Reservations to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women - Weakening the protection of women from violence in the Middle East and North Africa region

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Index Number: IOR 51/009/2004
Date Published: 3 November 2004

This report deals with the reservations entered by states in the Middle East and North Africa region to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) on reinforcing discrimination against women and undermining their possibility to be protected and free from violence. The report gives a general overview of these reservations and declarations made to CEDAW by countries in the region from a human rights perspective and concludes with a number of recommendations.


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