Gender and Land Rights Database

Sudan

CEDAW: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (adopted on 18 December 1979). Relevant articles: 2, 4, 14 and 16.

Not a party to CEDAW convention

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

Not a party to CEDAW convention

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

Accessed 18 Mar 1986

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

Accessed 18 Mar 1986

Other international regulations

Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.
Adopted by the UN General Assembly on 13 September 2007
Voted in favour

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 18 February 1986

Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol).
Adopted on 11 July 2003
Signed on 30 June 2008


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