Request for public feedback on NZ's Draft Eighth CEDAW report

Request for public feedback on NZ's Draft Eighth CEDAW report

January 11, 2016

The Government is seeking public feedback on its draft report on the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

You can view the draft report here: http://women.govt.nz/documents/draft-eighth-cedaw-report-2015#sthash.34RStbOd.dpuf

This is the draft of New Zealand’s eighth periodic report on the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) for public consultation. The report outlines the progress that the Government has made over the reporting period (March 2012 to March 2016) in improving outcomes for women and implementing the articles of CEDAW. It also addresses the 2012 Concluding Observations of the Committee.

The Government is seeking public feedback on its draft report before a final version is submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women in June 2016.

Written feedback can be submitted via email to [email protected] before Sunday 31 January 2016.

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