General recommendation No. 36 of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on girls’ and women’s right to education
17 April 2023
In the current General Recommendation, UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women provides interpretation of different elements and content of Article 10 of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women on the right of girls and women to education. The General Recommendations further outlines the obligations and responsibilities of states in ensuring this right.
What are General Comments/Recommendations?
Each of the UN treaty bodies publishes its interpretation of the provisions of its respective human rights treaty in the form of “general comments” and “general recommendations”.
This document was translated and published within the frame of the project “Protecting human rights of vulnerable groups in Azerbaijan”, funded by European Union and implemented by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.