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28.10.2015

UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women reviewed the Russian Federation’s official report on the implementation of CEDAW

At its 62nd session on October 27, 2015, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women reviewed the Russian Federation’s official report on the implementation of CEDAW and several alternative reports from human rights organizations, including ADC Memorial’s…read more

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26.10.2015

Women’s rights and childbirth

Contrary to a popular belief that gender equality supposedly had been established long time ago and forever, women’s rights continue to be violated in many countries throughout the world, Russia being one of them. On October 26, 2015, the UN…read more

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09.10.2015

Professions forbidden for women by the state, harmful traditional practices and labeling NGOs “foreign agents” without “political activities”

On October 27, 2015 the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will consider official report of the Russian Federation and several alternative reports provided by human rights organizations. Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial”, among others, will present its report…read more