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

State party:


Date of communication:

15 March 2012 (initial submission)


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


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