Collective NGO Statement to the 77th CEDAW Session
- Theme: COVID-19, LGBTIQ, Refugees and Asylum Seekers, Rural Women, Sex Workers, SRHR, Violence Against Women.
- Type: Statement.
- Region/Country: Global.
- Language: English, Spanish.
This statement was delivered to the 77th CEDAW session on 28 October 2020, held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement, in English and Spanish, was compiled from information shared by 27 national, regional and international women’s rights defenders, organisations and coalitions whose participation in the session was limited due to the postponement of the constructive dialogues. It was read by Lia Burbano, executive director of Mujer & Mujer Foundation; Deidre Palacios, president of the Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Rights (RFSL); and Virginia Gómez de la Torre on behalf of the National Coalition of Women (Ecuador). Six pages, PDF; also available as a Microsoft Word document.