Gender and Land Rights Database

United Kingdom

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

Signed 22 July 1981.
Ratified 7 Apr 1986.

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

Accessed 17 December 2004.

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

Signed 16 September 1968.
Ratified 20 May 1976.

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

Signed 16 September 1968.
Ratified 20 May 1976.

Other international regulations

European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms [adopted on 11/04/1950]
Relevant articles: 17, 23
Signed 4 November1950.
Ratified 8 March 1951.

 

Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People
Voted in favour as member of the UN General Assembly, 13 September 2007.

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child
Signed 19 April 1990.
Ratified 16 December 1991.

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