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Do you know the CEDAW?

An animated clip explains what the UN Convention on Women's Rights is all about.

For the first time in Switzerland, an explanatory film translates the UN Convention on Women's Rights into easy-to-understand images. It aims at making the CEDAW known to a broad public. The clip was launched by the NGO Coordination post Beijing Switzerland in cooperation with the Federal Commission for Women's Issues FCWI.

CEDAW in brief - The UN Convention on Women's Rights and Switzerland, 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)