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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.

- Signature: 06/06/1983

- Par Décret No. 88/993, du 15 juillet 1988, après approbation de la Loi No. 88/010, du 15 juillet 1988 (6).

- Ratification: 23/08/1994

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

Adhésion: 07/01/2005

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

Adhésion: 27/06/1984

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

Adhésion: 27/06/1984

Other international regulations

ACHPR - Charte Africaine des Droits de l’Homme et des Peuples adoptée le 17/6/1981.

 

Articles pertinents: 1; 2; 7[d]; 8; 28; 18[2][3]

Protocole à la Charte Africaine des Droits de l’Homme et des Peuples relatif aux Droits de la Femme en Afrique adopté en juillet 2003.

Articles pertinents: 7[d]; 8 [a][d][f]; 16; 19[c]; 21[1][2]; 22-24.

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