United Nations

Convention on the Elimination
of All Forms of Discrimination
against Women
Advance unedited version

Distr.: General
1 December 2020
Original: English

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination
against Women

Views adopted by the Committee under article 7 (3) of the Optional
Protocol, concerning Communication No. 133/2018*’**
Communication submitted by:

R.G. (represented by counsel, Sardorbek

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

10 May 2018 (initial submission)


Transmitted to the State party on
26 September 2018 (not issued in document

Date of adoption of decision:

3 November 2020

Subject matter:

Discrimination against a woman prisoner

Procedural issue:


Substantive issues:

Gender-based discrimination against a
prisoner; lack of gender-sensitive penitentiary

Articles of the Convention:

1, 2 (a), (b), (d), (e) and (f), 3 and 5 (a)

Articles of the Optional Protocol:



Adopted by the Committee at its seventy-seventh session (26 October – 5 November 2020)
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, Dalia
Leinarte, Rosario G. Manalo, Lia Nadaraia, Aruna Devi Narain, Ana Peláez Narváez, Bandana Rana,Rhoda
Reddock, Elgun Safarov, Wenyan Song, Genoveva Tisheva, Franceline Toé -Bouda.



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