CEDAW/C/55/D/40/2012 United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women Distr.: General 15 August 2013 Original: English Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Fifty-fifth session 8-26 July 2013 Communication No. 40/2012 Decision adopted by the Committee at its fifty-fifth session, 8-26 July 2013 Submitted by: M. S. (represented by counsel, Helge Nørrung) Alleged victims: The author, her husband and their two minor children State party: Denmark Date of communication: 15 March 2012 (initial submission) References: Working Group’s decision under articles 5 and 6 of the Optional Protocol and rules 63 and 69 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 19 March 2012 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of decision: 22 July 2013 13-42833 (E) 110913 *1342833*

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