Global

CEDAW (The Women’s Treaty)

The Feminist Majority strongly supports and advocates for the U.S Ratification of the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). Adopted by the United Nations on December 18, 1979, CEDAW is the most comprehensive and detailed international agreement which seeks the advancement of women. Ratified by 187 out of 193 nations, the… [Continue Reading]

Treaties

Feminist Majority supports ratification of the following international treaties: Children’s Rights The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) The CRC was adopted by the UN in 1989, and is one of the most widely received conventions. The CRC has been accepted by 192 countries. The U.S. may soon be the only country in… [Continue Reading]

The International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) (H.R.5905)

The Feminist Majority supports IVAWA, which makes ending violence against women globally a US. foreign policy priority. The bill requires the establishment of a five year strategy to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls around the world and authorizes funding to implement programs to address this violence. Provisions of the bill require… [Continue Reading]