CEDAW COMMITTEE CONSIDERS GENERAL RECOMMENDATION ON WOMEN'S ACCESS TO JUSTICE
The CEDAW Committee also recommendations on any issue affecting women to which it believes the States parties should devote more attention.
The UN CEDAW Committee is engaged in a process of elaborating a "General Recommendation on access to justice". The purpose of the general recommendation is to provide appropriate and authoritative guidance to States Parties on the measures to be adopted to ensure full compliance with their obligations to protect, respect and fulfil women’s human rights to access to justice.
Organization Contributions to CEDAW Committee consideration of General Recommendation on Access to Justice:
Concept Note - 15 Pages:
This Concept Note refers to an event at the UN in Geneva to review the Committee consideration of a Special Recommendation on Women's Access to Justice. Though it may not be possible for many WUNRN readers outside Geneva to attend this event, the Concept Note contains important information on the background, process and evolution of a CEDAW COMMITTEE GENERAL RECOMMENDATION ON ACCESS TO JUSTICE.