Review of Canada’s Compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

“The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network submits this briefing to the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in advance of its review of the periodic report of Canada, held during its 65th session from 24 October to 18 November 2016.

“In this submission, the Legal Network sets out its concerns about Canada’s implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women [CEDAW], including (i) the rights of women living with HIV; (ii) the rights of women who use drugs; (iii) the rights of women in sex work; and (iv) the rights of incarcerated women.”

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