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Expert proposes recommendation to protect women after divorce

Divorce affects men and women differently, so women need extra legal protection, according to an expert on the UN Anti-discrimination committee.

Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

The committee just concluded its discussion of reports by 8 countries on how they are implementing the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). During this last session in New York, Professor Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Vice President of the Committee, asked participants to provide input to a proposed General Recommendation on the economic consequences of divorce. Chris Weeks found out more from Professor Halperin Kaddari about this proposal.

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