Following the examination of the UK's seventh Periodic Report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women in July 2013, and in accordance with our legally binding obligations under CEDAW, we are obliged to submit to the Committee the following reports on the steps taken to implement their recommendations on:
The Government are fully committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination against women and the continued implementation of CEDAW to make the Convention a reality for all women in the UK. We are working with relevant Government Departments, the devolved Administrations and our overseas territories to consider the Committee's recommendations in their most recent concluding observations. The UK's eighth periodic report to the CEDAW Committee is due to be submitted to the Committee in 2017, where we will outline the action we have taken to implement those recommendations.
In accordance with our obligations under this Convention, we are required to report on the recommendations by 2017 and be examined by the Committee in 2018.