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International and Regional Instruments Relating to Women's Human Rights

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
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Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
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Convention on the Political Rights of Women 1953
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Convention on the Nationality of Married Women, 1957
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Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages 1962 
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Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women
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Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
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Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime
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Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa
French   |  Ratification information

Inter-American Convention on the Granting of Civil Rights to Women
 Spanish

Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women ("Convention of Belem do Para") 
Spanish
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Council of Europe Convention on Combating and Preventing Violence against Women and Domestic Violence