Draft Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: Working paper submissed by the Philippines and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
|UN Document Symbol||E/CN.6/AC.1/L.4/Corr.1|
|Convention||Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)|
|Document Type||Working Paper|
UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC
10 January 1974
FORKING GROUP ON A NEW INSTRUMENT OR
INSTRUMENTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW TO
ELIMINATE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN Item 4 of the agenda
DRAFT CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION
Working paper submitted by the Philippines and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
The title of document E/CN.6/AC.1/L.4 should read as above.
For the existing text of article 4 substitute
1. The establishment of special conditions for women and of additional advantages aimed at establishing de facto equality, shall not be considered discriminatory.
2. Measures undertaken for the protection of women at certain branches of work due to their physical nature and for the protection of motherhood shall not be interpreted as violating the principle of equality of rights of men and women.
Delete article 5
For the existing text of article 6 substitute
1. The States Parties shall adopt all necessary measures with a view to educating public opinion for the complete eradication of prejudices, customs and all other practices based on the concept of the inferiority of women and for the recognition that the protection of motherhood is a common interest of the entire society which should bear responsibility for it.
2. Any advocacy of the superiority of one sex over the other and of discrimination on the basis of sex shall be prohibited by law.
Articles 6, 7 and 8 should be renumbered as articles 5,6 and 7.