April 12, 2013
by Emily Osgood
JURIST Guest Columnist Kim Brancato, DePaul University College of Law Class of 2014, discusses the successes and failures of recent women's rights legislation in India...As an observer at the fifty-fourth session of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women ( ...[read more]
September 24, 2012
by Elizabeth Hand
JURIST Guest Columnist Eileen Ward, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the fifth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Ward offers insight about why the US should adopt the Convention on the ...[read more]
March 7, 2008
by Patrick Porter
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Friday concluded its review of US compliance with the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD). The committee praised the US for reauthorizing key laws, including the Violence Against ...[read more]
February 1, 2008
by Eric Firkel
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Friday called for Saudi Arabia to abolish laws that give men complete guardianship over women. Under current Saudi law, women have few or no rights as regards marriage, divorce, child custody, and property ownership. The committee ...[read more]
January 27, 2005
by Jeannie Shawl
The UN committee charged with monitoring the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women released a report Thursday accusing Mexico of grave and systemic violations of women's rights. The Committee's criticisms of Mexico stem... ...[read more]

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