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Zimbabwe

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 13 May 1991

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

Not signed

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

Accessed 13 May 1991

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

Accessed 13 May 1991

Other international regulations

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Accessed on 13 May 1991 

Southern African Development Community (SADC) Gender and Development Declaration of 8 September 1997
Signed

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 30 May 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
Ratified: 15 April 2008


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