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Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/ESP/CO/7-8, 24 July 2015: Spain

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Education 26. The Committee is concerned that women and girls continue to choose fields of education that are traditionally female-dominated (only 26.4 per cent of students enrolled in engineering and architecture and 9.8 per cent enrolled in sports studies are women) and that they remain underrepresented in technical […]

Report of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, A/HRC/29/40/Add.3, 17 June 2015: Spain

III. Legislative and institutional frameworks A. Legislative framework 3. Same-sex marriage law 21. Spain adopted the Law on Same-Sex Marriage in 2005, thereby becoming one of the States in the world to have taken this step towards equality. The Constitutional Court upheld the constitutionality of the law in November 2012. D. Stereotypes and the media […]