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Malawi

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Accessed 12 March 1987, Reservation on article 29, paragraph 2 and subsequently withdrawn the reservation.

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

 

Signed 7 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 22 December 1993

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

 

Accessed 22 December 1993

Other international regulations

 

ILO Convention C 107 concerning the Protection and Integration of Indigenous and Other Tribal and Semi-Tribal Populations in Independent Countries, adopted on 02 June 1959. Ratified 22 March 1965 This Convention was revised in 1989 by ILO Convention No. 169

Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People Voted in favour as member of the UN assembly on 13 September 2007

ACHPR
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 17 November 1989.

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 20 May 2005

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