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Treaty on the Rights of Women

The United States is one of the only seven countries in the world that has failed to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), a landmark international agreement for human rights and women's equality. Women abroad and at home deserve action on CEDAW today.

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Legal Briefs & Testimony | Testimony of Coalition before Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee for a Hearing on Women and the Arab Spring: Spotlight on Egypt, Tunisia and Libya

November 02, 2011

Legal Briefs & Testimony | Testimony of Marcia D. Greenberger before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law of the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Ratification of CEDAW

November 18, 2010

Fact Sheet | CEDAW Promotes Women's Health

October 27, 2010

Fact Sheet | CEDAW Supports Families

October 27, 2010

Fact Sheet | CEDAW Seeks to End Violence Against Women and Trafficking

October 27, 2010