Consultation meeting (2010) on the CEDAW Shadow Report

Recently, the Women and Media Collective facilitated a consultation meeting on the CEDAW Shadow Report at CENWOR, on the 03rd of August 2009. The meeting was attended by over 50 participants from WMC’s network organizations based inColomboand the Suburbs. At the meeting, the chapters compiled under the 2002-2009 Shadow Report were presented and discussed. An extensive response was received by the participants, where recommendations given by them were noted down to be incorporated into the final report. WMC has been facilitating the writing of the 2002-2009 CEDAW Shadow Report to be submitted to the CEDAW Committee in 2009-2010. The report is currently being revised and prepared for its final submission.