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  • Collection: OC Cities for CEDAW

A sample CEDAW ordinance that any city can use as a template to adopt and pass CEDAW

The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is the only international human rights treaty to focus exclusively on the rights of women. Adopted by many countries in 1979, CEDAW has been ratified by 186 of…

The Typology on Training for Gender Equality is a classification of the types of training for gender equality: awareness-raising and consciousness-building, knowledge enhancement, skills training, change in attitudes/behaviours, and mobilisation for…

The Orange County Register reports that "Laguna Woods has become the first city in the OC to adopt a human relations treaty aimed at ending discrimination against women." Includes a photo of the Orange County Cities for CEDAW Task Force with the…

SOON YOUNG-YOON spoke to members of the OC Cities for CEDAW taskforce and interested others in Clubhouse 3 Laguna Woods, 23822 Avenida Sevilla, Laguna Woods, California.

A set of 6 short video clips by Rupsi Burman, chair of the OC Cities for CEDAW taskforce: Introducing CEDAW, Results of CEDAW, Cities for CEDAW, USA Cities that have implemented CEDAW, Why CEDAW for the OC, and Contact Information. Total running…

Rupsi Burman, chair of OC Cities for CEDAW taskforce provides contact information and invites you to come aboard!

Rupsi Burman, chair of the OC Cities for CEDAW taskforce explains why we need CEDAW.

Rupsi Burman, chair of the OC Cities for CEDAW taskforce names the cities in the USA that have implemented CEDAW.

Rupsi Burman explains the Cities for CEDAW program briefly.

In 1998 City of San Francisco adopted CEDAW and Rupsi Burman briefly describes the reduction in crime that the city has experienced since then.

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CEDAW stands for Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. It is a UN treaty. Rupsi Burman, Chair of the OC Cities for CEDAW taskforce briefly describes it.

Several organizations in Orange County, CA have come together to implement Cities for CEDAW in their cities. This document outlines the history and the strategy for doing so.