The self-paced course on CEDAW is now available in French 05 October 2018 The UN Women Training Centre is pleased to announce that the course: An Introduction to the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is now available for French speaking users. This self-paced online training aims to enhance the capacity of UN programme staff, public servants, and civil society at national, regional and global offices to support the implementation of CEDAW by national counterparts. The training’s specific objectives are: to increase the knowledge about CEDAW, its core principles, reporting cycle, and obligations of State parties; to enhance skills to apply the substantive framework of CEDAW in legislative, policy and institutional analysis and incorporate it in programming and policy advocacy work; and to strengthen awareness on women’s rights violations and gender inequality, encouraging the commitment to promote women’s human rights and gender equality. An Introduction to CEDAW can be completed online in around 4-6 hours, with the support of multimedia components (videos, quizzes, infographics, case studies, etc). The course is now available in English and French and will soon be available in Spanish. Please register to the course by clicking here.