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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


Jul 17, 2018 Denise Belliveau
Jul 16, 2018 Ari Schwartz
Jul 16, 2018 Janet Glaspie
Jul 16, 2018 Lisa Delabre
Jul 15, 2018 Fawn Mcconnell
Jul 15, 2018 Ianto Anglesey #StandWithWomen, #Women2018, SheShouldRun.org, LWV.org, NOW.org, NWLC.org, NCLRights.org, AlicePaul.org, EqualRightsAmendment.org, #PassTheERA
Jul 14, 2018 Edward Flounoy Jr
Jul 13, 2018 Aly Simons
Jul 12, 2018 Arlette SIMON
Jul 10, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 8, 2018 Laura Orsini
Jul 6, 2018 Debbie Zappen
Jul 6, 2018 Emilie Johnson
Jul 6, 2018 Jennifer Miller
Jul 6, 2018 Stacy Ping
Jul 5, 2018 Andrea Bertram
Jul 3, 2018 Mariah Oyondi
Jul 3, 2018 Jennifer Beaulieu
Jun 30, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jun 30, 2018 Jessica Brearley
Jun 30, 2018 Angela Jones
Jun 28, 2018 Theresa DeLuca
Jun 28, 2018 Madalina Viziteu
Jun 27, 2018 ANGELIQUE MCCLEAN
Jun 24, 2018 Sherry Frey
Jun 24, 2018 Carol Painter
Jun 23, 2018 Leora Yaffi
Jun 23, 2018 Sandra Davis
Jun 23, 2018 Beau Ryba
Jun 18, 2018 Shelby Fry
Jun 18, 2018 Marge Schwartz
Jun 18, 2018 Donna Ennis
Jun 17, 2018 Lin Goodman
Jun 16, 2018 Jeannie Dinning
Jun 12, 2018 Judy Polk
Jun 7, 2018 Linda Millemaci
Jun 7, 2018 Armida Franceschini
Jun 7, 2018 Stacey Lightfoot
Jun 5, 2018 mary floyd
Jun 4, 2018 Madeleine Norris
Jun 3, 2018 Thomas Windberg
Jun 2, 2018 Bonnie Gallik
Jun 2, 2018 Lisa Hayes
Jun 1, 2018 Robert Reed
May 23, 2018 Sue Britton
May 21, 2018 Aliyah Khan
May 16, 2018 Danuta Baziuk
May 16, 2018 Louisa Gauerke
May 13, 2018 Tina Wasielewski
May 11, 2018 Pam Wallace

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