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Prof. Feride Acar

Ms. Feride Acar
Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration
Middle East Technical University

Human Rights
Women
The General Framework and the Monitoring Mechanism of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
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Human Rights
The General Framework and the Monitoring Mechanism of
the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
A. Legal Instruments
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, New York, 7 March 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 660, p. 195.

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, New York, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 999, p. 171.

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, New York, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 993, p. 3.

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, New York, 18 December 1979, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1249, p. 13.

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, New York, 10 December 1984, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1465, p. 85.

Convention on the Rights of the Child, New York, 20 November 1989, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, p. 3.

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families, New York, 18 December 1990, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2220, p. 3.

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, New York, 6 October 1999, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2131, p. 83.

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, New York, 13 December 2006, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2515, p. 3.
B. Documents
United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), CEDAW General Recommendation No. 19, adopted at the Eleventh Session of the CEDAW Committee, 20 – 30 January 1992, A/47/38.