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CEDAW, also known as the Women's Treaty and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, calls for the equal treatment of women everywhere with regards to domestic violence, maternal health, economic security, and human trafficking. While the United States has signed the treaty, it still has yet to ratify it.

The US needs to ratify CEDAW in order to continue the discussion of women's rights and equality in an international forum. Sign the petition asking Congress to do the right thing for women around the world and ratify the Women's Treaty.

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Dear Congress,

As a passionate advocate for women's rights, I urge you to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women treaty. While it was signed by Jimmy Carter in 1980, it still has yet to be ratified by the US.

CEDAW outlines core principles with regards to human rights, specifically those of women around the world. It's a well-known fact that while American women for the most part enjoy total equality, women from other countries aren't as fortunate. Many women still face domestic violence, lack of education and opportunities, oppression, and discrimination.

As an international leader in the pursuit of equal human rights, the US needs to set the example for the rest of the world. Ratification requires two-thirds of the Senate to vote in favor of it. Please see that you and your colleagues vote to help women everywhere achieve equality.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Aug 14, 2018 Denise Scott
Aug 14, 2018 Ina Pillar
Aug 14, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Aug 14, 2018 Carmen Rodriguez
Aug 13, 2018 kristine brovold
Aug 13, 2018 Bonnie Smith
Aug 13, 2018 Marie-laurence Yans
Aug 12, 2018 Sherrie LieberPasarell
Aug 12, 2018 Rebecca Rucker
Aug 12, 2018 Judith Mayhew
Aug 12, 2018 Kenya Bleadsoe
Aug 12, 2018 Donna Feirtag
Aug 12, 2018 LOIS HAMILTON
Aug 12, 2018 Kathy Saunders
Aug 12, 2018 Susan Bourrillion
Aug 12, 2018 Deanne Daniell
Aug 12, 2018 Christine Gharbi
Aug 12, 2018 Elena Fowler
Aug 11, 2018 Deirdre Gately
Aug 11, 2018 Gemma Eggleton
Aug 11, 2018 Vicki Burrow
Aug 11, 2018 Howard Olanier
Aug 11, 2018 Howard Olanier
Aug 11, 2018 Laure Leclerc
Aug 10, 2018 Serge Lindor
Aug 10, 2018 D Thomas
Aug 10, 2018 Rose Peschang
Aug 10, 2018 ayn silverman
Aug 10, 2018 Karen Shepard Am asking that you show that you are treating all women as equal by passing this petition.
Aug 10, 2018 Javier Rivera
Aug 10, 2018 Dennis Kreiner
Aug 10, 2018 jocely,e coenart
Aug 10, 2018 Carolyn Pomerleau
Aug 10, 2018 Sue Balk
Aug 9, 2018 Segolene Coatrieux
Aug 9, 2018 Ben Prosser
Aug 8, 2018 Courtney Hernandez
Aug 8, 2018 Ann Conney
Aug 8, 2018 Joyce Ramirez
Aug 8, 2018 William Hotaling Give all women equal rights. That is something that should have been done years ago.
Aug 8, 2018 Bernie Doherty
Aug 8, 2018 Carissa Fairchild
Aug 8, 2018 Theodora Boura
Aug 8, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Aug 8, 2018 Brooke Ogilvie
Aug 8, 2018 Sandra Holbrook
Aug 8, 2018 kyriaki paschali
Aug 8, 2018 Regina Vieyra
Aug 8, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Aug 8, 2018 Marie-Claire Jacques

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