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New Woman Foundation Participate in writting the Draft update of General Recommendation No. 19 (1992) on gender based violence against women

As The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women were updating its General Recommendation No. 19: “25 years of CEDAW General Recommendation No. 19 (1992): Accelerating efforts on gender based violence against women”.

At its sixty-fourth session, the Committee decided to invite all interested parties to submit comments in writing on the “Draft update of General Recommendation No. 19”

The draft update of General Recommendation No. 19 on gender based violence against women can be found Here

Drafts are sent by:

AARP joint submission
Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of women ESE
Association for Progressive Communications joint submission
British Autism advocate
Center for Reproductive Rights
Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry
Corporación Humanas Chile joint submission
Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action (CREA)
Equality Now joint submission
German Network of Women Lesbian and Girls with Disabilities

Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
Global Network of Sex Work Projects
Global Rights for Women
Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida, AC – E | S
Human Rights in Democracy Centre, Albania
Human Rights Watch
International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion
International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC)
International Women’s Health Coalition
IPPF RFSU joint submission
IWRAW-Asia Pacific
Japanese Association of International Women’s Rights (JAIWR)
KARAT Coalition
Legal Advice for Women
Marie Stopes International
MenEngage Alliance
Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC)
Movimiento de mujeres indígenas Tz´ununija´
National Council of Women of New Zealand
New Woman Foundation, Feminist Organization
New Zealand Prostitute’s Collective (NZPC)
NGO Coalition (Kyrgyzstan)
Partners for Law in Development
Philippine Alliance of Women with Disabilities
Plan International
Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants
Red Chilena contra la Violencia hacia las Mujeres
Sanctuary for Families
The Carter Center
The Executive Committee for NGO Forum on CEDAW-Turkey
The Swedish Women’s Lobby
Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
Women and Realities of Disability Society (Kenya)
Women and Work Research Group, Business School, University of Sidney
Women Enabled International
Women for Women’s Human Rights – New Ways’
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau
Women’s Link Worldwide
Women’s Refugee Commission
Other submissions:

Australian Government
Australian Human Rights Commission
Charles Widger School of Law
Commission on Human Rights Philippines
Defensoría General de la Nación Argentina
International Development Law Organization (IDLO)
Magistrada del Tribunal Electoral del Poder Judicial de la Federación de México
Ms. Sarah McMains
Ms. Tina Minkowitz, JD – Annex
Municipal Department for the Promotion and Coordination of Women’s Issues, Vienna-Austria
New Zealand Human Rights Commission
School of Law, SOAS, University of London
The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
UNCT Azerbaijan
UN Women Multi-Country Office for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka


Full Article

Draft update of General Recommendation No. 19 (1992) on gender based violence against women