The Impact of the EU’s Opposition to the WTO TRIPS Waiver Proposal on COVID-19 Vaccines: Sweden’s Duties as a Member State and Extraterritorial Obligations under CEDAW
- Theme: CEDAW, COVID-19, Macroeconomics, Trade Justice.
- Type: Submission.
- Region/Country: Global, Sweden.
- Language: English.
Submitted by Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), IWRAW Asia Pacific and Third World Network (TWN) on behalf of the Feminists for a People’s Vaccine Campaign, this shadow report to the 80th CEDAW session connects Sweden’s extraterritorial obligations under CEDAW to the severe and disproportionate impacts on the rights of women and girls in low- and middle-income countries resulting from the opposition of the European Union, of which Sweden is a member, to a TRIPS waiver for COVID-19 vaccines. Word document, 20 pages.