Egypt’s candidate to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) succeeded to earn 126 votes at the UN, ranking 4th among 12 winners out of 23 candidates.
The United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] Resident Representative for Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten Randi Davis said that she was “thrilled to learn that Maya Morsy will join the CEDAW committee.”
Egyptian Ambassador Naela Gabr has been endorsed to win the membership of the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
All states should publically support and guarantee the safety of female activists’ right to defend rights.
Opinions on the effectiveness of gender quotas vary based on their implementation and their effect, even among supporters of women’s equality as potential beneficiaries.