Gender and Land Rights Database

Liberia

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 on 17 July 1984 

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

Signed on 22 September 2004

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

Ratified on 22 September 2004

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

Ratified on 22 September 2004

Other international regulations

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, New York, adopted on 7 March 1966

Accessed on 5 November 1976


African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, adopted on 17 June 1981
Relevant articles: 1(f), 2(1), 7(d), 8, 28, 18(2)(3)
Ratified on 4 August 1982

 

Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol), adopted on 11 July 2003

Ratified on 14 December 2007

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