United Nations

Convention on the Elimination
of All Forms of Discrimination
against Women

Distr.: General
20 December 2019
Original: English

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination
against Women

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 4 (2) (c) of
the Optional Protocol, concerning communication
No. 126/2018*,**
Communication submitted by:

A.J. et al. (represented by counsel,
Birnberg Peirce Ltd)

Alleged victims:

The authors

State party:

United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland

Date of communication:

17 December 2017 (initial submission)


Decision taken pursuant to rule 69 (3)
of the Committee’s rules of procedure,
transmitted to the State party on
12 March 2018 (not issued in document

Date of adoption of decision:

28 October 2019

* Adopted by the Committee at its seventy-fourth session (21 October–8 November 2019).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the present
communication: Gladys Acosta Vargas, Hiroko Akizuki, Tamader Al-Rammah, Nicole Ameline,
Gunnar Bergby, Marion Bethel, Louiza Chalal, Esther Eghobamien-Mshelia, Naéla Gabr, Hilary
Gbedemah, Nahla Haidar, Rosario G. Manalo, Lia Nadaraia, Aruna Devi Narain, B andana
Rana, Rhoda Reddock, Elgun Safarov, Wenyan Song, Genoveva Tisheva, Franceline Toé -Bouda
and Aicha Vall Verges.

19-22187 (E)



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