Monday, February 25, 2008

International Women's Rights Treaty

Equity is the legal right of all women and girls. AAUW frames and fosters factual, in-depth, objective dialogue among legislators and change makers that results in political, institutional and legal support for women's equity in all areas of life and work.

Support an International Women's Rights Treaty Learn about the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and ways to work towards the ratification of this important treaty. The AAUW International Affairs Committee has compiled this comprehensive set of resources to assist AAUW states and branches in their education and advocacy efforts on behalf of the ratification of CEDAW, the women's rights treaty. More information at www.aauw.org/advocacy/legal advocacyfund.

International Women's Day.
Visit www.internationalwomensday.com for background information and find out how you can celebrate this important day for women around the world.

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