CEDAW Online Training Course Page 2

What is the convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women?



  • To know the rights guaranteed in the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
  • To understand how the Convention is implemented and monitored


Required Reading and Viewing:


Questions for Discussion:

  • 1. What are the advantages of calling for these rights at the international level?  What are the disadvantages?
  • 2. Which of these rights seem relevant to your own situation and why?
  • 3. How would your daily life be different if everyone complied fully with these norms?