Guest blogs

Rachel Ball, Implementation is not Optional: The Australian Government’s Response to the Views of UN Treaty Bodies” (11 April 2012)

Meghan Campbell, Evaluating States’ Failure to Eliminate Discrimination against Women using Substantive Equality (10 November 2013)

Elizabeth Evatt, Inaugural Guest Post: Elizabeth Evatt AC on CEDAW and its Optional Protocol” (3 April 2012)

Gema Fernández Rodríguez de Liévana and Paloma Soria, “Looking to CEDAW: An Opportunity to Protect Women’s and Children’s Rights in Spain and Worldwide (4 December 2013) (Spanish)

Yoko Hayashi, CEDAW Committee Member Yoko Hayashi (Japan) Calls for Greater Education about CEDAW and its Optional Protocol” (15 June 2012)

Jacqui Hunt and Shanta Bhavnani, Using the Inquiry Procedure to Ensure Gender Equality” (19 August 2012)

Madhu Mehra, “The Optional Protocol to CEDAW: Not a Big, Bad Wolf but an Indispensable Guide Dog” (26 September 2012)

Kelly Reeve, Wrongful Gender Stereotyping in Rape Trials: Vertido as One Tentative Step Towards ‘Equality as Transformation’” (10 October 2012)

Olivia Rope,Protecting the Rights of Women Offenders: A Job for the CEDAW Committee?” (19 August 2013) 

Amy Rogers and Munkhzul Khurelbaatar,Mongolia and the Optional Protocol – Challenges and Potential to Move Beyond Empty Rhetoric (4 July 2013) (Mongolian)

Christina Ryan,Australian Women with Disabilities using Optional Protocols: The Challenges, The Benefits” (9 September 2013) 

Ronli Sifris, “The Major Reproductive Rights Developments from OP CEDAW Cases(13 January 2013)

Aleksandra Solik, CEDAW Committee Needs to Play a Greater Role in Addressing the Barriers that Impede Women’s Access to Justice” (25 June 2012)

Karen Tayag Vertido, Karen Tayag Vertido on Using the Optional Protocol to CEDAW” (14 March 2013)

Ben Warwick, “Vertido v Philippines: Prompting a Re-examination of Models of Rape Law? (14 December 2012)


Last updated: 19 August 2014