Despite the enactment of more laws and programs to eliminate discrimination, women have yet to achieve full legal, economic, and cultural equality with men even in some of the world's more advanced societies. This is the conclusion of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, a body of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Its most recent round of ongoing international reports examined the progress -- or lack of it -- of eight countries in their efforts toward meeting the obligations of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. The countries studied were Bolivia, Burundi, Saudi Arabia, France, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Morocco, and Sweden.
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