Today WYAE is excited to hear from Teresa, another WYA intern, who attended the recent 44th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in New York City, USA.
The CEDAW was established in 1982, and is composed of 23 experts on women’s issues from around the world. The Committee
The Committee consults with countries party to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (1979). In ensuring implementation of the Convention at the national level, members are elected to stand for roughly 4-year terms.
This is Teresa’s story.