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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.

Ratified in 1984.

- Reservation the implementation of Clause G of Article 16 (13). A possible withdrawal of the reservation is under consideration by the Government (28).

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

Ratified in 2006.

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

Ratified in 1990.

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

Ratified in 1990.

Other international regulations

ICERD
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Ratified in 1978.

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