CEDAW concluding observations 2019, paragraph 28

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: Engage with the media to eliminate images that stereotype or objectify women, take steps to end negative gender stereotypes and promote positive and diverse representations of gender, including in schools and public campaigns.

Original UN recommendation

The Committee recommends that the State party continue to engage with the media to eliminate stereotypical imaging and the objectification of women in the media, and take further measures to eliminate negative gender stereotypes and to promote positive and diverse gender portrayals, including in schools and through public campaigns.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

5 (stereotyping and cultural practices), 10 (education)

Last updated on 19/11/2020