TitleElimination of discrimination against women in accordance with the aims of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
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Urges all States to ratify or accede to the Convention; urges States parties to the Convention to make all possible efforts to submit their initial reports; reaffirms that resources of the Branch for the Advancement of Women of the Centre for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs of the UN Secretariat should be reinforced through various means, including redeployment; requests the Secretary-General to disseminate information on the Convention and its implementation with a view to promoting further ratifications of or accessions to the Convention; recommends that the Chairman of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and the Chairman of the commission on the Status of Women attend meetings of the other body.
Adopted at the 15th plenary meeting, 26 May 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1988, 3-27 May 1988. - E/1988/INF/5. - 27 June 1988. - p. 56-57. - Issued in ESCOR, 1988, Suppl. no. 1.