BAHAMAS Reports ‘Steady Progress’ in Improving Situation of Women

Bahamas Reports ‘Steady Progress’ in Improving Situation of Women in Appearance before Anti-Discrimination Committee Expert Members Express Concern about Absence of Special Temporary Measures   Despite high unemployment, rising crime and socio-economic woes arising from the global financial crisis and natural disasters, the Bahamas had steadily improved the lot of its women through a range of legal reforms, awareness-raising campaigns and action plans, members of the country’s … [Read more...]

Mexico Gaining Ground in Efforts to End ‘Femicide’, Other Violence against Women

Mexico Gaining Ground in Efforts to End 'Femicide', Other Violence against Women, Delegation Tells Anti-Discrimination Committee   Expert Members Concerned about Abortion Laws Murder of Human Rights Defenders, Low Education for Indigenous Women   Through a “juridical revolution” and a range of comprehensive assistance programmes, Mexico was gaining ground in its bid to end violence against women, including murder, bolster their political representation at the most … [Read more...]

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