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Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women: position statement

Published: 2 May 2018
Directorate:
People Directorate
Part of:
Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781788518628

Our position statement on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

62 page PDF

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62 page PDF

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Contents
Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women: position statement
Article 7: Political and public life

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Article 7: Political and public life

States Parties shall take all appropriate measures to eliminate discrimination against women in the political and public life of the country and, in particular, shall ensure to women, on equal terms with men, the right:

(a) To vote in all elections and public referenda and to be eligible for election to all publicly elected bodies;

(b) To participate in the formulation of government policy and the implementation thereof, and to hold public office and perform all public functions at all levels of government;

(c) To participate in non-governmental organisations and associations concerned with the public and political life of the country.


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