United Kingdom: Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women - 70th Session, 2-20 July 2018
Amnesty International submits this briefing to the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in advance of the adoption of the list of issues and the subsequent review of the of the eighth periodic report of the review of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK). In this submission, Amnesty International presents some of its concerns under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (the “Convention”) with a focus on human rights violations experienced by migrant women, LBT women and women in Northern Ireland.
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