CEDAW Demystified: Substantive Equality

CEDAW Demystified: Substantive Equality

April 2021

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is one of the most broadly endorsed human rights treaties in the world. Our animated explainer discusses CEDAW’s principle of substantive equality, with examples focusing on the Global South. With thanks to Lilly Etzenbach, Nadia Kalinina, Emilia Dominguez and Women and Media Collective for French, Russian, Sinhala, Spanish and Tamil subtitles.

Duration: 3:31
Subtitles: English, French, Russian, Sinhala, Spanish, Tamil

Also available with voiceover and subtitles in Turkish, translated by Kadının İnsan Hakları Yeni Çözümler Derneği:

View the other videos in the CEDAW Demystified series: Non-Discrimination | State Obligation