OP CEDAW: Individual complaints procedure
Adopted on 6 October 1999
Entry into force on 22 December 2000
Ratified by 104 States (as at 27 May 2014; current count)
- General information on the OP CEDAW
On 29 September 2008, Switzerland ratified the Optional Protocol to the international Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (OP CEDAW) of 9 October 1999.
The protocol grants additional anti-discrimination protection by enabling individuals or groups to bring complaints before a UN committee for violations of their rights under the convention.
- Woman Rights Convention: Switzerland Ratifies Optional Protocol
Article of 30 October 2008, humanrights.ch