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Turkmenistan: Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

, Index number: EUR 61/8474/2018

Amnesty International submits this briefing in advance of the consideration by the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) of Turkmenistan’s fifth periodic report under Article 18 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (the Convention). It is not an exhaustive account of the organizations concerns, but focuses on issues relating to gender-based violence (Article 1 and General Recommendations 19 and 35), torture and other ill-treatment (Article 3), the right to housing (Article 3) and harmful stereotyping (Article 5, 6, 11).

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