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Statement on the UK extension of the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) to Bermuda

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The UK announced today that it has extended women’s rights protections to Bermuda and St Helena.

The Governor, Mr John Rankin CMG said:  “I am delighted that CEDAW has been extended to Bermuda and congratulate all those who have worked to make this possible.  This marks an important step in protecting women’s rights and building an inclusive Bermuda to which all aspire.”

16 March 2017

For the full UK statement please see: UK extends women's rights protections to Bermuda and St Helena