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Statement on CEDAW: the FCWI identifies the need for action in Switzerland

With regard to the sixth periodic report of the Swiss government in November 2020, the FCWI has submitted its statement to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women CEDAW. 

FCWI oral statement (PDF, 89 kB, 17.10.2022)

Full FCWI statement CEDAW (PDF, 152 kB, 10.12.2021)

CEDAW in brief, animated clip, 2:30 min


A guide to CEDAW for legal practitioners

updated version now available (in German and French)

Rio+20: Swiss women show solidarity with women from all over the world

Resolution submitted to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development and Governance Rio+20

Rio+20 Resolution (2012) (PDF, 266 kB, 13.06.2012)