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Botswana

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 12 September 1996

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

Accessed 21 February 2007

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

N/A

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

Ratified 8 December 2000

Other international regulations

African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights
Ratified 17 July 1986

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