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Chances Improve for Ratification of CEDAW

Women Under Siege quotes GJC President Janet Benshoof on the issue of U.S. ratification of CEDAW with the 2002 reservation on abortion intact, which would prevent women from accessing reproductive health services. 

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A 'Clean' CEDAW

The Nation quotes Janet Benshoof, President of the Global Justice Center, on reproductive justice and CEDAW. 

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On The Issues, “Twisted Treaty Shafts U.S. Women”

On The Issues publishes an article by Janet Benshoof, founder and President of the GJC, titled "Twisted Treaty Shafts U.S. Women".

This article shows how the U.S. is lagging behind several countries with women's equality. The CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women) international treaty, already ratified by 185 countries, has yet to be ratified by the U.S. Furthermore, even if ratified eleven reservations have been placed on it, rendering it useless to the equality movement - and possibly even harmful.

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