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Women's Treaty Trying Local Doors to U.S. Senate

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The District of Columbia is planning to hold hearings on whether to include CEDAW in its Human Rights Act. CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women, is a major U.N. treaty the U.S. has yet to sign.

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