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Human Rights of Women

 

I. NEED TO KNOW

 

Power-Point-Presentation (pdf-File, 188 KB)

 

II. GOOD TO KNOW

 

a. PPP: Women and Human Security (ppp-file, 156 KB)

 

b. Linklist on Human Rights of Women (pdf-File, 45 KB)

 

c. Documents

- Amnesty International Fact Sheet: Women in Prison

 

- NUMBERS: Women in Politics (pdf-file, 518 KB)

 

- UN Division for the Advancement of Women: Background note on forms, consequences and costs of violence against women (pdf-file, 113 KB)

 

- UN Division for the Advancement of Women: Background note on "Fighting violence against women: what works" (pdf-File, 110KB)

 

- UN Division for the Advancement of Women: Background note on "Violence against Women: unmet needs and broken promises" (pdf-File, 113 KB)

 

- UN Secretary-General, Indepth study on violence against women of 2006 - Executive Summary (pdf-File, 140 KB)

 

III. SELECTED ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY 1: Women's and Men's Body Language (pdf- File, 55 KB)

 

ACTIVITY 2: Self-Immolation Case Study (pdf- File, 59 KB)

a, The Associated Press, Desperate to flee abuse and hardship, Afghan women commit suicide by fire, in: International Herald Tribune, 19 November 2006.

b, Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Meanwhile: A Widow’s Self-Immolation Reveals Much About India, in: International Herad Tribune, 1 December 1999.

 

IV. CHRONOLOGY

- CONVENTION CONCERNING EQUAL REMUNERATION FOR MEN AND WOMEN WORKERS FOR WORK OF EQUAL VALUE of 1951

 

- CONVENTION ON THE POLITICAL RIGHTS WOMEN of 1952

 

- CONVENTION ON THE NATIONALITY OF MARRIED WOMEN of 1957

 

- CONVENTION ON CONSENT TO MARRIAGE, MINIMUM AGE OF MARRIAGE AND REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES of 1962

 

- DECLARATION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN of 1967

 

- CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN (CEDAW) of 1979

 

- GENERAL COMMENTS TO CEDAW

 

- DECLARATION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN of 1993

 

- BELÉM DO PARÁ CONVENTION ON THE PREVENTION, PUNISHMENT AND ERADICATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN of 1994 (OAS)

 

- BEIJING PLATFORM FOR ACTION - Fourth World Conference on Women of 1995

 

- OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN of 1999

 

- UN SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 1325/2000: Women, Peace and Security

 

- PROTOCOL TO THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLE'S RIGHTS ON THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN AFRICA of 2003

 

- BEIJING+10 of 2005