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CEDAW: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (adopted on 18 December 1979). Relevant articles: 2, 4, 14 and 16.

Accessed 6 November 1984.

- Reservations on Article 2 and Article 16[1][C].

CEDAW-OP: Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (adopted on 6 October 1999).

Ratified on 6 September 2000

ICESCR: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (adopted on 16 December 1966). Relevant articles: 2(2), 3 and 11(1).

Accessed on 5 October 1998 

ICCPR: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (adopted on 16 December 1966). Relevant articles: 2(1), 3, 14, 16 and 23(4).

Accessed 6 September 2000

Other international regulations

ILO Convention 107, concerning the Protection and Integration of Indigenous and Other Tribal and Semi-Tribal Populations in Independent Countries, revised in 1989 by ILO Convention No. 169 (adopted on 02/06/1959).
Ratified on 22 June 1972.

Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, adopted by the UN General Assembly 13 September 2007.
Abstained from voting.

Sources: numbers in brackets (*) refer to sources displayed in the Bibliography