UN Women’s Rights Committee Will Review Afghanistan

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is meeting in Geneva from 10 to 28 February 2020 will review the situation of women’s rights in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan is among the 189 States parties to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

Afghanistan is required to undergo regular examinations by the Committee of 23 independent experts, which reviews countries’ implementation of both the Convention as well as the Committee’s previous recommendations.

The Committee will hold dialogues with delegations from the governments and be briefed by UN agencies and entities, NGOs and national human rights institutions.

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