Thematic Briefing for CEDAW Committee on Women's ESCR - 45th Session

The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net), International Women's Rights Action Watch - Asia Pacific (IWRAW-Asia Pacific), and the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) released a primer on women's economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) during the 45th session of the CEDAW Committee in Geneva on January 29th.   The launch was accompanied by a thematic briefing with the CEDAW Committee member on the importance of highlighting women's ESCR in concluding observations and general comments and the Committee's role in advancing understanding of the importance of ESCR in women's lives. 

A full report from the briefing can be found below in English and Spanish.