UN – Human Rights - Election of Nicole Ameline to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (New York, June 21, 2016)

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France welcomes Nicole Ameline’s election to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on June 21 in New York.

The 23 experts serving on this committee oversee the progress made by the 189 States parties in implementing Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. The committee examines the situation on a country-by-country basis. Individuals may make requests and provide information.

France reiterates its commitment to defending women’s rights, promoting male-female equality, and combating gender-based violence.