UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
Equality Commission Recommendations
In January 2019, the Equality Commission submitted a Shadow Report (pdf) to inform the UN CEDAW Committee's development of its Concluding Observations on the UK. The Report highlights the Priority equality issues affecting women in Northern Ireland that we recommend are addressed by Government.
The Commission raised these issues in Geneva at the examination by the UN CEDAW Committee of the UK Government's progress in advancing women's equality, including in Northern Ireland which took place in February 2019. The UN CEDAW Committee issued its Concluding Observations on the UK (pdf) on 11 March 2019.
Summary of the priority equality issues affecting women in Northern Ireland: