Shadow Report for CEDAW 2014
On February 13, 2014 KARAT, coordinator of the CEDAW Coalition of Polish Non-Governmental Organizations, submitted a draft of the alternative report to the CEDAW Committee. The report is as part of reporting process of the Polish Government for the period 2002-2010. The draft discusses the most dire problems concerning the implementation of the provisions of CEDAW Convention in Poland in the years 2002-2013.
The chapters contain:
- description and analysis of the most pressing problems related to discrimination of women as well as inaccuracies and gaps in the law and governmental policies
- commentary to the governmental report submitted to the CEDAW Committee
- recommendations for the Polish Government concerning implementation of CEDAW Convention and gender-sensitive policy
At the Pre-Session Working Group (March 3-7, 2014) the CEDAW Committee will adopt the List of Issues and Questions to be asked the Polish Government. The draft of the alternative report is preceded by a proposed List of Issues & Questions which the CEDAW Coalition of Polish NGOs would like to bring to the attention of the Pre-Session Working Group. The review of the Polish Government’s report is scheduled for the 59th Session planned in October 2014.