Incorporating Women’s Rights

The full text of CEDAW (the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women) is available here.

Engender has produced a brief video introducing CEDAW and its role in protecting women’s rights. Watch it here.

Click here to see Engender’s blog post on whether CEDAW should be incorporated into Scots law.

In 2018, Engender also submitted a shadow report to the UN CEDAW Committee, with input from a range of Scottish civil society organisations. Read the shadow report here.

The National Advisory Council on Women and Girls has so far produced 2 reports which advise the First Minister on tackling gender inequality. Click here to read the 2018 report, and here for 2019.

Click here to read the Scottish Government’s response to the National Advisory Council’s 2018 recommendations.

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