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About CCoTT

CEDAW Committee of Trinidad and Tobago (CCoTT) is a non government organization focused on Advocacy and Public Awareness on and for the Convention for the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Quick Facts About CEDAW And Trinidad And Tobago

1. CEDAW – The Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women aka Women’s Bill of Rights
2. Has 30 articles; 1-18 are substantive
3. Signed by189 United Nations member states
4. Trinidad and Tobago became a signatory in 1990
5. States are reviewed every 4 years by the CEDAW Committee in Geneva

Our Mission & Vision



Ensure the convention mandates are upheld, and the recommendations highlighted in the Closing Observations are implemented in the context of Trinidad and Tobago


A sensitized, knowledgeable and educated citizenry, on the convention and its mandates who will hold all stakeholders accountable for its comprehensive implementation

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Il’laramatak Community Concerns (ICC), a registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), was founded in September 2011, with the aim of addressing human rights and development concerns of Maasai pastoralist women and girls.

Upcomming Events


NOV 2020

International Day For The Elimination of Violence Against Women ( IDEVAW )

 16 Days of Activism begins


DEC 2020

A discussion on Rejection

'Loving d Healthy way'


DEC 2020

Youth Against GBV Panel Discussion 

Hosted By Caribbean Feminist 


DEC 2020

16 Days Of Activism Bench Painting

Come Paint With Us At Siegert Square & Brian Lara Promenade 10 am


Dec 2020

GBV 101

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“At any given moment you have the power to say this is not how the story is going to end.”

- Christine Mason Miller

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