Can We Pass CEDAW?

Article Date

04 February 2013

Article Author

By ICRW Communications Staff

Media Contact

Anne McPherson

Vice President, Global Communications email [email protected]

ICRW Policy Advocate Lyric Thompson argues in this commentary why now is the time for United States legislators to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The piece appears on RH Reality Check, an online community serving organizations and indivduals devoted to advancing sexual and reproductive health rights. 

ICRW has documented the impact CEDAW has had around the world in select countries where CEDAW ratification and implementation have led to concrete changes in the opportunities afforded to women and girls. For more information, read Recognizing Rights, Promoting Progress.