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The "International Bill of
Rights for Women"
Core Treaties  
Treaties you might not expect  

Objectives

  The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (#1, below) and the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (#2, below) together make up what is often called the "international bill of rights for women."

1. Covenant on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women
New York, 1979


2. Optional protocol to the International Covenant on Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women
New York, 1999





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