WOMEN'S HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAM
United States Human Rights Advocacy Efforts
Womens Rights and Child Survival
Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
The United States is the only industrialized nation that has not ratified CEDAW, which outlines international standards of womens human rights. For more information on what you can do to help the ratification of CEDAW:
- Ratify CEDAW! - Help support Women's Human Rights by working to ratify the Convention to End All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
- CEDAW Working Group - The Milwaukee Working Group for the Ratification of The United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) The Milwaukee Working Group for the Ratification of the United Nations Convention on the...
- CEDAW action - What You Can Do: Treaty ratification takes place in the U.S. Senate. The Womens Convention is currently held up in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. A favorable majority vote of the committee is needed to move the convention to the...
- NOW Pressures Senate for Ratification of CEDAW - NOW Pressures Senate for Ratification of CEDAW
- CEDAW Letter - Dear Senator : I firmly believe that human rights are women's rights. I hope that you do, too. But the reality is that women suffer violence and discrimination in today's world. We all need to fight against that. I support U.S. ratification of the..
- International Women's Rights Action Watch - Information about IWRAW and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
For more information, contact Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights,
310 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1012.
Tel: 612-341-3302, Fax: 612-341-2971, E-mail: [email protected]
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