United Kingdom: amendment to the Draft Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women proposed by the Philippines
|UN Document Symbol||E/CN.6/AC.1/L.3|
|Convention||Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)|
E/CN.6/AC.1/L.3 8 January 1974
WORKING GROUP ON A NEW INSTRUMENT OR INSTRUMENTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW TO ELIMINATE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN
Item 4 of the Agenda
United Kingdom: amendment to the Draft Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women proposed by the Philippines (E/CN.6/573, Annex I)
"The term 'discrimination' for the purposes of this Convention shall mean any distinction, exclusion, restriction or preference which has the purpose or effect of nullifying or impairing the recognition, enjoyment or exercise by women, on an equal footing with men, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural or any other field of public life."
PHILIPPINES DRAFT CONVENTION
Delete all after "men".
"States Parties shall when the circumstances so warrant undertake, in the social, economic, cultural and other fields, measures to ensure protection for the human rights and fundamental freedoms of women on a basis of equality with men."