The Solidarity of Women's Movement: WILPF Spain's Contribution

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 00:00

A few weeks ago, Spain underwent a review by the CEDAW Committee and was held accountable for its compliance to women’s rights under the CEDAW Convention. WILPF Spain was there!

Many strong concerns affecting women in Spain have been brought up by Spanish NGOs to the Committee, notably, the burden of austerity measures that has been heavier on women’s shoulders, persisting gender-based violence and gender equality policies relegated to a sub-thematic under the Ministry of Health. WILPF Spain of course echoed these concerns and supported other NGOs in their advocacy.

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The Solidarity of Women's Movement: WILPF Spain's Contribution