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Shadow Report on Legal Monitoring of the Implementation of the UN “Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women” is ready

18.12.2015 | 18:12

“The Shadow Report on Legal Monitoring of the Implementation of the UN “Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women” (CEDAW) in Armenia, including Legal Monitoring of the Latest (combined 5th and 6th) Reports of the RA submitted to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in 2014 is ready” informs the Armenian Young Lawyers Association NGO – the author of the report.

Publication of the report is made possible in the framework of “Influencing the Women’s Rights Agenda” Project implemented with the assistance of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Republic of Armenia provided to the Armenia Young Lawyers Association (AYLA).

The contents of the publication are the sole responsibility of the AYLA, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Republic of Armenia or the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The Alternative Shadow Report on Legal Monitoring of Implementation of the Provisions of the “UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women” (CEDAW) and the Combined fifth and sixth periodic report on Armenia of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women submitted in 2014, has been prepared by the experts’ group of the Armenian Young lawyers Association NGO in the following composition:

Advocate Mr. Karen Zadoyan, AYLA President and “Influencing the Women’s Rights Agenda” Project Manager; Mr. Carl Ulbricht, the International Expert of the Project; M. David Abgaryan, Advocate, Vice President of the AYLA, National Expert of the Project; Miss Syuzanna Soghomonyan, Advocate, AYLA Board Member, National Expert of the Project; Miss Mariam Zadoyan, Advocate, Member of the AYLA, Legal Adviser of the Project; and Miss Tatevik Manukyan, Legal Adviser of the Project.

The report consists of two parts: the first is the legal monitoring of implementation of obligations under the convention according to articles and revealing the problem. Whereas the second part provides clear conclusions and recommendations based on international best practices.

The English text of the report is available here: Monitoring-report_CEDAW_eng

The Armenian text of the report is available here: Monitoring-report_CEDAW_arm

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