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United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Rudo B. Gaidzanwa

United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

a Zimbabwean report

by Rudo B. Gaidzanwa

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Published by UNICEF, The Ministry in Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe.,
  • Zimbabwe
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Women"s rights -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Women -- Zimbabwe -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- Zimbabwe -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesConvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (1980)
      Statementprepared for UNICEF and the Ministry of Women"s Affairs, Office of the President by Rudo Gaidzanwa and Petronella Maramba.
      ContributionsMaramba, Petronella., UNICEF., Zimbabwe. Ministry of Women"s Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTZ51.9 .G35 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69 p. :
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1074892M
      LC Control Number93980092

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      The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (commonly abbreviated as the CRC or UNCRC) is a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children. The Convention defines a child as any human being under the age of eighteen, unless the age of majority is attained earlier under national s: (all eligible states except the United States). It is my privilege to present New Zealand’s eighth report on the United Nations onvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (the Convention). New Zealand has a proud history at the forefront of women’s rights, and in was the first country to grant women the right to vote. Successive governments have continued.

      Preamble of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 6 Note for the reader: The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women is often referred to as “CEDAW”. The same acronym is used for the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in , is Author: Wade Cole.


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