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Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) - UN/Myanmar documents

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Title: Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (text)
Date of publication: 18 December 1979
Language: English (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish also available)
Source/publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Format/size: pdf (90K), html
Alternate URLs: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CEDAW.aspx
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2014


Title: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
Description/subject: The Committee...Text of the Convention...Reporting etc....."The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. The CEDAW Committee consists of 23 experts on women’s rights from around the world. More about the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women...
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (OHCHR)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2008


Individual Documents

Title: CEDAW 2011: Follow-up to the Concluding Observations of the Combined second and third periodic report of Myanmar
Date of publication: 13 September 2011
Description/subject: Participation of Women in Political and Public Life...Women in Northern Rakhine State
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (CEDAW/C/MMR/CO/3/Add.3)
Format/size: pdf (63K)
Alternate URLs: http://documents-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G11/452/94/pdf/G1145294.pdf?OpenElement
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2012


Title: CEDAW 2010: Response by Myanmar to the recommendations contained in the concluding observations of the Committee following the examination of the combined second and third periodic report of Myanmar
Date of publication: 03 December 2010
Description/subject: Women’s Rights
Language: English
Source/publisher: CEDAW/C/MMR/CO/3/Add.2
Format/size: pdf (32K)
Alternate URLs: http://documents-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G10/470/14/pdf/G1047014.pdf?OpenElement
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2012


Title: CEDAW 2008: Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Myanmar
Date of publication: 07 November 2008
Description/subject: 1. The Committee considered the combined second and third report of Myanmar (CEDAW/C/MMR/3) at its 864th and 865th meetings, on 3 November 2008 (see CEDAW/C/SR.864 and 865). The Committee's list of issues and questions is contained in CEDAW/C/MMR/Q/3 and the responses of Myanmar are contained in CEDAW/C/MMR/Q/3/Add.1.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (CEDAW/C/MMR/CO/3)
Format/size: pdf (90K)
Alternate URLs: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/docs/co/CEDAW-C-MMR-CO-3.pdf
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2008


Title: CEDAW 2008: Responses to the list of issues and questions with regard to the consideration of the combined second and third periodic report: Myanmar
Date of publication: 14 October 2008
Description/subject: 98 paras in response to the List of Issues CEDAW sent to the SPDC in March 2008.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (CEDAW/C/MMR/Q/3/Add.1)
Format/size: pdf (45K)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2008


Title: CEDAW 2008: List of issues and questions with regard to the consideration of periodic reports: Myanmar
Date of publication: 06 March 2008
Description/subject: The pre-session working group examined the combined second and third periodic report of Myanmar (CEDAW/C/MMR/3)and produced a list of 29 questionw which was sent to the SPDC. The replies to the questions are contained in CEDAW/C/MMR/Q/3/Add.1
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (CEDAW/C/MMR/Q/3)
Format/size: pdf (48K)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2008


Title: CEDAW 2007: Combined second and third periodic reports of Myanmar
Date of publication: 04 September 2007
Description/subject: Conclusion: "...Myanmar women enjoy good life and rights in accordance with the laws or customs since ancient time. The government is carrying out within the limited resources to enable entire Myanmar women to face the challenges of knowledge age and to keep abreast with the world. In so doing, so that all women enjoy full rights and for the comprehensive development of women, conservation of Myanmar traditional culture is also considered seriously."... The report can also be found in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish by searching at http://documents.un.org/ -- paste CEDAW/C/MMR/3 into the Symbol box of the Simple Search.
Language: English (also Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish on the ODS site -- see Description)
Source/publisher: United Nations (CEDAW/C/MMR/3)
Format/size: pdf (197K)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2007


Title: CEDAW 2000: (Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women): Concluding Observations on Myanmar
Date of publication: 28 January 2000
Description/subject: (CEDAW/C/2000/I/CRP.3/Add.2/Rev.1.)
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations.
Format/size: pdf (51K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: CEDAW 2000: Summary record of the 452nd meeting (Myanmar)
Date of publication: 26 January 2000
Description/subject: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women... Twenty-second session... Summary record of the 457th meeting Held at Headquarters, New York, on Wednesday, 26 January 2000, at 3 p.m. Chairperson: Ms. González Contents Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 18 of the Convention (continued)
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (CEDAW/C/SR.452)
Format/size: pdf (142K)
Date of entry/update: 24 December 2007


Title: CEDAW 2000: Examination of the Initial Report of Myanmar
Date of publication: 21 January 2000
Description/subject: 21 January 2000: 1) U Win Mra's Statement; 2) Questions from the Committee; 3) Response by Myanmar; 4) Shadow Report by the Women's Organizations of Burma's Shadow Report Writing Committee: "Burma: The Current State of Women - Conflict Area Specific". Includes recommendations on health, education, violence against women and poverty.
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Burma Debate" Vol. VI, No, 4
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: CEDAW 2000: Summary record of the 450th meeting (Myanmar)
Date of publication: 21 January 2000
Description/subject: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Twenty-second session Summary record of the 450th meeting Held at Headquarters, New York, on Friday, 21 January 2000, at 10.30 a.m.... Chairperson: Ms. González Contents Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 18 of the Convention (continued) Initial report of Myanmar
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (CEDAW/C/SR.450
Format/size: pdf (128K)
Date of entry/update: 24 December 2007


Title: CEDAW 2000: Summary record of the 451st meeting (Myanmar)
Date of publication: 21 January 2000
Description/subject: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Twenty-second session... Summary record of the 451st meeting Held at Headquarters, New York, on Friday, 21 January 2000, at 3 p.m. Chairperson: Ms. González Contents Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 18 of the Convention (continued) Initial report of Myanmar (continued)
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (CEDAW/C/SR.451)
Format/size: pdf (139K)
Date of entry/update: 24 December 2007


Title: CEDAW 1999: Initial Report of Myanmar
Date of publication: 25 June 1999
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (CEDAW/C/MMR/1)
Format/size: pdf (203K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003