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164 organizations sign the Shadow Report on Gender-Based Violence and Refugee Women and Girls.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

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This August has been sent to the CEDAW Committee (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women) the Shadow Monitoring Report which have signed a total of 164 organizations. The report, drawn up by the Plataforma CEDAW sombra España, As well as the CEDAW Sombra Platforms created in different Autonomous Communities, is a follow-up to the evolution of the issues of gender violence and refugee women and girls, which are partially monitored, as indicated by The CEDAW Committee to the Spanish State in its July 2015 review (61st meeting).

In this sense, it represents a synthesis of the most important elements, as a balance can be said to throw generally poor compliance with the recommendations made to the State by the CEDAW Committee, so The Platform gives a suspicion to the Government

These issues correspond to a selection made by the CEDAW Committee (Articles 21.a, 21.b, 21.f and 37.c) of the CEDAW Committee's Final Observations Report, in which the Spanish State is requested to report How it has made progress in implementing its recommendations in this interim reporting period. The recommendations that are analyzed are the following:

21. (a) Review its existing legislation on violence against women to include other forms of GBV, for example, violence by caretakers, police violence and violence in public spaces, workplaces and schools.

21. (b) Provide compulsory courses for judges, prosecutors, police officers and other law enforcement officials on the Convention and its Optional Protocol and on the strict application of the criminal provisions relating to violence against women and on procedures Gender-sensitive to interview and treat women who are victims of violence.

21.f) Collect statistical data on domestic and sexual violence disaggregated by sex, age, nationality and relationship between the victim and the perpetrator.

37.c) Provide adequate treatment to asylum-seeking women and girls with specific needs and adopt a gender perspective in the development of assistance programs.


Fuente: Plataforma CEDAW sombra España

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