United Nations

Convention on the Elimination
of All Forms of Discrimination
against Women

Distr.: General
13 April 2015
Original: English

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination
against Women

Communication No. 51/2013
Decision adopted by the Committee at its sixtieth session
(16 February-6 March 2015)

15-05832 (E)

Submitted by:

Y.W. (represented by counsel,
Niels-Erik Hansen)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

2 January 2013 (initial submission)


Transmitted to the State party on
13 March 2013 (not issued in
document form)

Date of adoption of decision:

2 March 2015

Procedural issues:

Lack of substantiation

Subject matter:

Deportation to China

Substantive issues:

Non-refoulement, gender-based
violence, access to justice

Articles of the Convention:

1-3, 12 and 15

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

4 (2) (c)



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