Update: 04.06.2014

Convention against discrimination of women: First and second periodic report by Switzerland, 2001 - 2003

State report by Switzerland

The combined initial and second periodic report submitted by Switzerland on the implementation of the Convention was finalised in December 2001, under the auspices of the Federal office for equality between men and women.  It was examined by the Committee on 8 July 2002.

NGO shadow report

The Post-Beijing Coordination non governmental organisation played an important role in the implementation of the Convention. Together with humanrights.ch / MERS, it coordinated and edited the Shadow Report, or Black Book - a reaction of the Swiss civil society to the implemantaion of the Convention and the reports submitted by the state.  

Presentation of the first and second state report to CEDAW

On 14 January 2003 a Swiss delegation presented the first and second report by Switzerland concerning the implementation of the Convention to the Committee in New York. 

Concluding observations by the CEDAW

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