Core Documents of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)!

The Convention defines the discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end such discrimination.

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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), was adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly. The Convention is randomly stated as an international bill of rights for women. The Convention defines the discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end such discrimination. The following are the core documents related to the CEDAW.
Treaties
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
1249 UNTS 13, entered into force 3 September 1981
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
2131 UNTS 83, entered into force 22 December 2000
Rules of Procedure
Rules of Procedure of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
General Recommendations 
General Recommendation No. 1: Reporting by States parties
UN Doc. A/41/45 at xx (1986)
General Recommendation No. 2: Reporting by States parties
UN Doc. A/42/38 at 78 (1987)
General Recommendation No. 3: Education and Public Information Programmes
UN Doc. A/42/38 at 78 (1987)
General Recommendation No. 4: Reservations
UN Doc. A/42/38 at 78 (1987)
General Recommendation No. 5: Temporary Special Measures
UN Doc. A/43/38 at 109 (1988)
General Recommendation No. 6: Effective National Machinery and Publicity
UN Doc. A/43/38 at 110 (1988)
General Recommendation No. 7: Resources
UN Doc. A/43/38 at 110 (1988)
General Recommendation No. 8: Implementation of Article 8 of the Convention
UN Doc. A/43/38 at 111 (1988)
General Recommendation No. 9: Statistical Data Concerning the Situation of Women
UN Doc. A/44/38 at 73 (1989)
General Recommendation No. 10: Tenth Anniversary of the Adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
UN Doc. A/44/38 at 74 (1989)
General Recommendation No. 11: Technical Advisory Services for Reporting Obligations
UN Doc. A/44/38 at 75 (1989)
General Recommendation No. 12: Violence against Women
UN Doc. A/44/38 at 75 (1989)
General Recommendation No. 13: Equal Remuneration for Work of Equal Value
UN Doc. A/44/38 at 76 (1989)
General Recommendation No. 14: Female Circumcision
UN Doc. A/45/38 at 80 (1990)
General Recommendation No. 15: Avoidance of Discrimination against Women in National Strategies for the Prevention and Control of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
UN Doc. A/45/38 at 81 (1990)
General Recommendation No. 16: Unpaid Women Workers in Rural and Urban Family Enterprises
UN Doc. A/46/38 at 1 (1991)
General Recommendation No. 17: Measurement and Quantification of the Unremunerated Domestic Activities of Women and their Recognition in the Gross National Product
UN Doc. A/46/38 at 2 (1991)
General Recommendation No. 18: Disabled Women
UN Doc. A/46/38 at 3 (1991)
General Recommendation No. 19: Violence against Women
UN Doc. A/47/38 at 1 (1993)
General Recommendation No. 20: Reservations to the Convention
UN Doc. A/47/38 at 2 (1992)
General Recommendation No. 21: Equality in Marriage and Family Relations
UN Doc. A/49/38 at 1 (1994)
General Recommendation No. 22: Amending Article 20 of the Convention 
UN Doc. A/50/38 at 7 (1996)
General Recommendation No. 23: Political and Public Life 
UN Doc. A/52/38/Rev.1 at 61 (1997)
General Recommendation No. 24: Article 12 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women – Women and Health 
UN Doc. A/54/38/Rev.1 at 3 (1999)
General Recommendation No. 25: Article 25: Article 4, Paragraph 1, of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, on Temporary Special Measures 
UN Doc A/59/38 at 78 (2004)
General Recommendation No. 26: Women Migrant Workers 
UN Doc. A/64/38 at 15 (2008)
General Recommendation No. 27: Older Women and Protection of their Human Rights 
UN Doc. CEDAW/C/GC/27 (2010)
General Recommendation No. 28: The Core Obligations of States Parties under Article 2 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 
UN Doc. CEDAW/C/GC/28 (2010)
General Recommendation No. 29: Economic Consequences of Marriage, Family Relations and their Dissolution (Article 16) 
UN Doc. CEDAW/C/GC/29 (2013)
General Recommendation No. 30: Women in Conflict Prevention, Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations 
UN Doc. CEDAW/C/GC/30 (2013)
Joint General Recommendation/General Comment No. 31 of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and No. 18 of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Harmful Practices
UN Doc. CEDAW/C/GC/31-CRC/C/GC/18 (2014)
General Recommendation No. 32 on the Gender-Related Dimensions of Refugee Status, Asylum, Nationality and Statelessness of Women
UN Doc. CEDAW/C/GC/32 (2014)