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The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: A Commentary (eBook)

Edited by: Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, Beate Rudolf

ISBN13: 9780191630095
Published: January 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
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This volume is the first comprehensive commentary on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and its Optional Protocol. The Convention is a key international human rights instrument and the only one exclusively addressed to women. It has been described as the United Nations' 'landmark treaty in the struggle for women's rights'.

The Commentary describes the application of the Convention through the work of its monitoring body, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. It comprises detailed analyses of the Preamble and each article of the Convention and of the Optional Protocol. It also includes a separate chapter on the cross-cutting substantive issue of violence against women.

The sources relied on are the treaty language and the general recommendations, concluding observations and case law under the Optional Protocol, through which the Committee has interpreted and applied the Convention. Each chapter is self-contained but the Commentary is conceived of as an integral whole. The book also includes an Introduction which provides an overview of the Convention and its embedding in the international law of human rights.

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1. Introduction
2. Preamble
3. Article 1
4. Article 2
5. Article 3
6. Article 4
7. Article 5
8. Article 6
9. Article 7
10. Article 8
11. Article 9
12. Article 10
13. Article 11
14. Article 12
15. Article 13
16. Article 14
17. Article 15
18. Article 16
19. Article 17
20. Article 18
21. Article 19
22. Article 20
23. Article 21
24. Article 22
25. Article 23
26. Article 24
27. Article 25
28. Article 26
29. Article 27
30. Article 28
31. Article 29
32. Article 30
33. Violence Against Women
34. Optional Protocol