“Advancing Gender Equality: The Impact of CEDAW Ratification on Women’s Rights in the U.S.”
Parallel Event at the UN Commission on the Status of Women
March 8, 2010
New York, NY
On March 8, 2010, the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and Human Rights Program hosted a roundtable discussion with U.S. and international advocates for women’s human rights, during the 54th UN Commission on the Status of Women. Panelists shared their perspectives on the value of CEDAW as an international human rights instrument, its implementation in other countries, and the real impact that U.S. ratification would have on women’s lives.