Advancing Equal Rights for Women and Girls

The Status of CEDAW Legislative Compliance in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

No. of pages: 76

Publication date: 01 January 2009

Author: Rangita de Silva de Alwis


This report reviews the degree to which national legislation related to gender equality and sexual and reproductive rights in Eastern Europe and Central Asia is congruent with international legal norms and instruments - the Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in particular.