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1976 Equal Treatment Directive,

Council Directive 76/207, 1976 O.J. (L 039) 1, 11 (EC).

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2002 Directive Amending 1976 Equal Treatment Directive,

European Parliament and Council Directive 2002/73, 2006 O.J. (L 204/23) (RC).

Europa EUR-Lex PDF

 

1976 Equal Treatment Directive, as amended by 2002 Directive (Consolidated),*

Council Directive 76/207, 1976 O.J. (L 039) 1, 11 (EC), as amended by European Parliament and Council Directive 2002/73, 2002 O.J. (L 269), 15 (EC).

Europa EUR-Lex PDF

*The paragraphs and sections marked with a "B" in the left-hand margin are original to the 1976 Equal Treatment Directive, while those marked "M1" were either added or modified by the 2002 Equal Treatment Directive.

 

2006 Directive Amending 1976 Equal Treatment Directive,*

European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/54, 2006 O.J. (L 204/23) (RC).

Europa EUR-Lex PDF

Four Women Win Seats in Kuwait Parliament,

Robert F. Worth, First Women Win Seats in Kuwait Parliament, N.Y. Times, May 18, 2009, at A4

New York Times Company

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ABA/ASIL Joint Task Force on Treaties in U.S. Law,

ABA/ASIL, March 16, 2009, available at http://www.asil.org/files/TreatiesTaskForceReport.pdf

ASIL/ABA

 

Abdulaziz, Cabales and Balkandali v. United Kingdom,

7 Eur. H.R. Rep. 471 (1985).

European Court of Human Rights HTML

*Search for "Abdulaziz"

Airey v. Ireland,

2 Eur. H.R. Rep. 305 (1979).

European Court of Human Rights HTML

*Search for "Airey".

 

Afghanistan: Statistics
UNICEF  

 

Afghanistan Constitution (2004)
AsianLII PDF

African (Banjul) Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights,

adopted June 27, 1981, OAU Doc. CAB/LEG/67/3 rev. 5, 21 I.L.M. 58 (1982), entered into force Oct. 21, 1986.
African Union PDF

 

African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child,

OAU Doc. CAB/LEG/24.9/49 (1990), entered into force Nov. 29, 1999.
African Union PDF

 

African Charter Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa,

Adopted by the 2nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union, Maputo, CAB/LEG/66.6 (Sept. 13, 2000); reprinted in 1 Afr. Hum. Rts. L.J. 40, entered into force Nov. 25, 2005.

African Union PDF
African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights HTML

African Charter Protocol on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights,

adopted June 27, 1981, OAU Doc. CAB/LEG/67/3 rev. 5, 21 I.L.M. 58 (1982), entered into force Oct. 21, 1986.
African Union PDF
African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights HTML

 

American Convention on Human Rights,

O.A.S.Treaty Series No. 36, 1144 U.N.T.S. 123, entered into force July 18, 1978, reprinted in Basic Documents Pertaining to Human Rights in the Inter-American System, OEA/Ser.L.V/II.82 doc.6 rev.1 at 25 (1992).

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights HTML
Organization of American States Office of International Law HTML

 

American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man,

O.A.S. Res. XXX, reprinted in Basic Documents Pertaining to Human Rights in the Inter-American System, OAS/Ser.L/V/I.4 Rev. 9 (2003); 43 AJIL Supp. 133 (1949).

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights HTML

 

Amici Curiae Brief in Support of Petitioners Presented by Amnesty International,

Campo Algodonero v. Mexico, Case Nos 12.496, 12.497 and 12.498 (2009).

Inter-American Court on Human Rights

 

Amnesty International, Pakistan:  Violence Against Women in the Name of Honour.

Amnesty International USA HTML*

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Amnesty International, Pakistan:  Insufficient Protection of Women.

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Amsterdam Treaty (amending Maastricht Treaty and renumbering the EC and EU Treaties) (1997)

Europa EUR-Lex HTML

 

Another Step Forward for Regional Human Rights Cooperation,

Press Release, Ass'n of Southeast Asian Nations, Phuket, Thailand (July 20, 2009).

ASEAN Secretariat PDF

 

Article 249 of the Maastricht Treaty

Europa EUR-Lex

 

A.S. v. Hungary,

U. N. Doc. CEDAW/C/36/D/4/2004 (2006).

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women PDF

 

Asakura v. City of Seattle,

265 U.S. 332 (1924).

United States Reports PDF

 

ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights, Terms of Reference,

Ass'n of Southeast Asian Nations (2009).

ASEAN Secretariat PDF

 

A. T. v. Hungary,

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/32/D/2/2003 (2005)

 

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library

 

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Ato del Avellanal v. Peru,

Communication No. 202/1986 (28 October 1988), U.N. Doc. Supp. No. 40 (A/44/40) at 196 (1988).

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Attorney General v. Unity Dow,

[1992] LRC (Const) 628 (1992). (Appeal Court of Botswana)

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Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association (BNWLA) v. Govt of Bangladesh,

Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association (BNWLA) v. Govt. of Bangladesh and Others, [2009]

Supreme Court of Bangladesh: High Court Division HTML

 

Beyond the Burqa,

Liesl Gerntholtz & Gauri van Gulik, Beyond the Burqa, July 2, 2009, available at http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2009/07/02/beyond-burqa

Human Rights Watch

 

Bhe v. Magistrate Khayelitsha

(CCT 49/03) [2004] ZACC 17; 2005 (1) SA 580 (CC); (1) BCLR 1 (CC) (15 October 2004).
SAFLII  

 

Broeks v. The Netherlands,

Communication No. 172/1984, UN Doc. Supp. No. 40 (A/42/40) at 139 (1987).

Original PDF
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*The case begins on p. 145 (p. 139 of the original).

Burghartz v. Switzerland,
18 Eur. H.R. Rep. 101 (1994).

European Court of Human Rights HTML

*Search for "Burghartz".

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C4 Night Work (Women)Convention of 1919 (Shelved)
International Labour Organization (NORMLEX) HTML

 

C41 Night Work (Women)Convention of 1934 (Shelved)
International Labour Organization (NORMLEX) HTML

 

C89 Night Work (Women)Convention of 1948 (Revised)
International Labour Organization (NORMLEX) HTML

 

C100 Equal Renumeration Convention

International Labour Organization (NORMLEX) HTML

 

C111 Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

362 U.N.T.S. 31, entered into force June 15, 1960.
International Labour Organization (NORMLEX) HTML

 

C171 Night Work Convention
International Labour Organization HTML

 

C183 Maternity Protection Convention

International Labour Organization (NORMLEX) HTML

 

Castle Rock, Colorado v. Gonzales,

545 U.S. 748 (2000).

United States Reports PDF External Link

 

CEDAW Committee, First Periodic Report of State Parties: Egypt,

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/5/Add.10 & Amend.1 (1983).
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CEDAW Committee, Second Periodic Report of State Parties: Egypt,

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/13/Add.2 & Amend.1 (1989).
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CEDAW Committee, Egypt, Third Periodic Report to the CEDAW Committee,

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/EGY/3 (1996).
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CEDAW Committee, Egypt, Fourth and Fifth Periodic Reports to the CEDAW Committee, U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/EGY/4-5 (2000).
UN High Comm'r for Human Rights PDF

 

CEDAW Committee, Summary Record of the 492nd and 493rd meetings: Egypt's Third, Fourth, and Fifth Reports,

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/SR.492 & 493 (2001).
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CEDAW Committee, Concluding Observations:  Egypt (2001),

U.N. Doc. A/56/38, paras.312-358 (2001).

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CEDAW Committee, Egypt, Combined Sixth and Seventh Periodic Reports to the CEDAW Committee, U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/EGY/7 (2008).
UN High Comm'r for Human Rights

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CEDAW Committee, Egypt, CEDAW Committee, Summary Record of the 918th and 919th meetings: Egypt's Sixth and Seventh Reports, U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/SR.918 & 919 (2010).
UN High Comm'r for Human Rights

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CEDAW Committee, Egypt, List of Issues and Questions With Regard to the Consideration
of Periodic Reports: Egypt's Sixth and Seventh Reports, U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/EGY/Q7 and Add.1 (2009).
UN High Comm'r for Human Rights

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CEDAW Committee, Concluding Observations:  Egypt (2010),

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/EGY/CO/7 (2010)

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CEDAW [Committee] Rules for Complaints Procedure
United Nations PDF

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CEDAW Committee, Summary Record of the 34th and 39th meetings: Egypt (1984),

U.N. Doc. ST/CSDHA/5, pp. 254-61, 405-11 (1989).
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CEDAW Committee, Summary Record of the 164th and 165th meetings: Egypt's Second Report (1990),

U.N. Doc. A/39/45, paras. 181-235 (1984).
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CEDAW Report on Mexico, and reply from the Government of Mexico

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/2005/Op.8/Mexico (2005)

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women  

 

CEDAW Optional Protocol,

G.A. res. 54/4, annex, 54 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 5, U.N. Doc. A/54/49 (Vol. I) (2000), entered into force Dec. 22, 2000.

Original PDF
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CESCR Concluding Observations

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights* External Link
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CESCR General Comments

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link
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CESCR States Reports

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link
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Commission of the European Communities v. United Kingdom,
Case 165/82, 1983 E.C.R. 3431 (1983).

European Court of Justice (Judgment) HTML

 

Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,

G.A. res. 39/46, [annex, 39 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 51) at 197, U.N. Doc. A/39/51 (1984)], entered into force June 26, 1987.
Original PDF
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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women,

G.A. res. 34/180, 34 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 46) at 193, U.N. Doc. A/34/46, entered into force Sept. 3, 1981.
Original PDF*
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Convention on the Rights of the Child,

G.A. res. 44/25, annex, 44 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 167, U.N. Doc. A/44/49 (1989), entered into force Sept. 2 1990.
Original PDF
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Charter of the United Nations,

June 26, 1945, 59 Stat. 1031, T.S. 993, 3 Bevans 1153, entered into force Oct. 24, 1945.

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*Scroll to the end of the introduction for the text of the charter.

 

Courtney W. Howland, The Challenge of Religious Fundamentalism to the Liberty and Equality Rights of Women: An Analysis Under the United Nations Charter,

35 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 274-378 (1997).

Ross Rights/Hein Online PDF

 

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, General Recommendation 19, Violence against women (Eleventh session, 1992),

U.N. Doc. A/47/38 at 1 (1993), reprinted in Compilation of General Comments and General Recommendations Adopted by Human Rights Treaty Bodies, U.N. Doc. HRI/GEN/1/Rev.6 at 243 (2003).

Original

UN Division for the Advancement of Women

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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, General Recommendation 21, Equality in marriage and family relations (Thirteenth session, 1992),

U.N. Doc. A/49/38 at 1 (1994), reprinted in Compilation of General Comments and General Recommendations Adopted by Human Rights Treaty Bodies, U.N. Doc. HRI/GEN/1/Rev.6 at 250 (2003).

United Nations PDF

 

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, General Recommendation 24, Women and Health (Twentieth session, 1999),

U.N. Doc. A/49/38 at 1 (1994), reprinted in Compilation of General Comments and General Recommendations Adopted by Human Rights Treaty Bodies, U.N. Doc. HRI/GEN/1/Rev.6 at 250 (2003).

United Nations  

 

CEDAW General Recommendation 26- Rights of Women Migrant Workers

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights PDF

Commission of the European Communities v. Italian Republic,
Case 163/82, 1983 E.C.R 3273 (1983).
European Court of Justice PDF

 

Commission of the European Communities v. France,
Case 312/86, 1988 E.C.R. 6315 (1988).

European Court of Justice HTML

 

Costa Rica Request for Advisory Opinion

Proposed Amendments to the Naturalization Provisions of the Constitution of Costa Rica, Advisory Opinion OC-4/84, January 19, 1984, Inter-Am. Ct. H.R. (Ser. A) No. 4 (1984).

Inter-American Court of Human Rights PDF

 

The Constitutive Act of the African Union,

Adopted July 11, 2000 in Lome, Togo.

African Union  

 

Concluding Observations by U.N. Treaty Bodies

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link*
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select desired session.

Council of Europe Feasibility Study for a Convention Against Domestic Violence,

Feasibility Study for a Convention Against Domestic Violence, EC (2007)

Council of Europe/European Committee on Crime Problems PDF

 

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Declaration on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women,

G.A. Res. 2263, U.N. Doc. A/RES/2263 (Nov. 7, 1967).
UN Official Document System PDF

 

Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women,

G.A. res. 48/104, 48 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 217, U.N. Doc. A/48/49 (1993).
Original PDF
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Delgado-Paéz v. Colombia,

Case No. 195/1985 (1990), U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/39/D/195/1985.

UN High Comm'r for Human Rights/Human Rights Comm'te HTML

Discrimination in the Name of Neutrality,

Human Rights Watch: Discrimination in the Name of Neutrality: Headscarf Bans for Teachers and Civil Servants in Germany, February 26, 2009, available at http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2009/02/25/discrimination-name-neutrality-0

Human Rights Watch PDF

 

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E.E.O.C. v. Fremont Christian School,

781 F.2d 1362 (9th Cir. 1986).

RossRights HTML

 

[European] Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms,

(ETS 5), 213 U.N.T.S. 222 entered into force Sept. 3, 1953, as amended by Protocol 11 (ETS 155) which entered into force May 11, 1994.
European Court of Human Rights PDF

*Links to Protocols 1 (listed as "Protocol"), 4, 6, 7, 12, and 13 are located under the introduction on the right side of the page.

**Click on the desired language to view an unofficial translation of the Convention in that language.

For the original version of the European Convention and relevant protocols at the University of Minnesota's Human Rights Library, click on the appropriate link below:

 

European Economic Community (EEC)Regulations, Directives and Recommendations: Their legal character and how they work,

Ingeborg Heide, Gender Roles and Sex Equality 18-20, International Labour Office (2004).

Gender Roles and Sex Equality

 

Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community (EEC) (1957) ("Treaty of Rome")

Europa EUR-Lex PDF*

*Begins with several blank pages.

Treaty on European Union (EU) (1992) ("Maastricht Treaty") (renaming EEC the "European Community" (EC)) (1992)

Europa EUR-Lex HTML

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Feasibility Study for a Convention Against Domestic Violence

European Committee on Crime Problems PDF

Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland) v. Kreil,
Case 285/98, 2001 E.C.R. I-69 (2000).

European Court of Justice - Judgment HTML
European Court of Justice- Opinion of Advocate General  

 

Federal Statute Banning FGM ,

Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1995, Sec. 645, Pub. L. 104-208, sec. 645, 110 Stat. 3009-546, at 708-709 (1996), codified at 18 U.S.C. 116.

United States Code PDF

*Begins on p. 709.

Four Women Win Seats in Kuwait Parliament,

Robert F. Worth, First Women Win Seats in Kuwait Parliament, N.Y. Times, May 18, 2009, at A4

New York Times Company

 

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Global Jurist- Female Circumcision as Female Genital Mutilation: Human Rights or Cultural Imperialism.

Berkeley Electronic Press

 

General Comments by U.N. Treaty Bodies - CCPR

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link
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^Recommended

General Recommendations by U.N. Treaty Bodies - CEDAW

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link
University of Minnesota Human Rights Library External Link
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General Comments by U.N. Treaty Bodies - CESCR

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link
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Germany v. Kreil,
Case 285/98, 2001 E.C.R. I-69 (2000).

European Court of Justice - Judgment HTML
European Court of Justice- Opinion of Advocate General  

 

Gonzales v. Carhart,

550 U. S. ___ (2007) (slip opinion).

United States Reports PDF

Gubernat v. Deremer,

657 A.2d 856 (NJ 1995).

N.J. Supreme Court (at Rutgers) PDF*

*Slip Opinion

 

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Hofmann v. Barmer Ersatzkasse,
Case 184/83, 1984 E.C.R. 3047 (1984).
European Court of Justice HTML

 

Huamán v. Peru,

Communication No. 1153/2003, UN Doc. CCPR/C/85/D/1153/2003 (2005).

UN Human Rights Committee PDF

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Human Rights Committee (CCPR) General Comments

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link
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HRC (CCPR) General Comment 18

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link

 

HRC (CCPR), General Comment 19

Compilation of General Comments and General Recommendations Adopted by Human Rights Treaty Bodies, U.N. Doc. HRI/GEN/1/Rev.1 at 28 (1994).

UN High Comm'r for Human Rights HTML

 

HRC (CCPR), General Comment 31

U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/21/Rev.1/Add.13 (2004).

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HRC (CCPR) General Comment 22

UN High Comm'r for Human Rights HTML

 

HRC (CCPR) General Comment 28

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link

 

HRC (CCPR) Concluding Observations

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights External Link
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HRC States Reports

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights* External Link
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*Select the session and follow the links to the states reports.

 

Human Rights Watch, Divorced from Justice: Women's Unequal Access to Divorce in Egypt

Human Rights Watch  

 

Human Rights Watch, Honoring the Killers:  Justice Denied for “Honor” Crimes in Jordan.

Human Rights Watch PDF

Human Rights Watch, Violence Against Women in Brazil.

Human Rights Watch PDF

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Initial reports of States Parties: Arab Republic of Egypt, CEDAW Committee,

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/5/Add.10 & Amend.1 (1983).
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Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women,

33 I.L.M. 1534 (1994), entered into force March 5, 1995.

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights HTML
Organization of American States Office of International Law HTML

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR),

G.A. res. 2200A (XXI), 21 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 16) at 52, U.N. Doc. A/6316 (1966), 999 U.N.T.S. 171, entered into force Mar. 23, 1976.
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^The ICCPR begins on page 52

 

ICCPR Optional Protocol ,

G.A. res. 2200A (XXI), 21 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 16) at 59, U.N. Doc. A/6316 (1966), 999 U.N.T.S. 302, entered into force March 23, 1976.
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^The Optional Protocol begins on page 59.

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International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights,

G.A. res. 2200A (XXI), 21 U.N.GAOR Supp. (No. 16) at 49, U.N. Doc. A/6316 (1966), 993 U.N.T.S. 3, entered into force Jan. 3, 1976.
Original PDF
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ICESCR Optional Protocol,*

G.A. res. 63/117 (2008).
UN High Comm'r for Human Rights PDF External Link Ratification*

*The current list of states which have ratified the optional protocol. This optional

protocol opened for accession and ratification on September 24th, 2009. It will enter

into force once ten states have ratified it.

 

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J.H.W. v. The Netherlands,

Communication No. 501/1992, UN Doc. CCPR/C/48/D/501/1992 (1993).

UN High Comm'r for Human Rights HTML

Johnston v. Chief Constable,
Case 222/84, 1986 E.C.R. 1651, 1676-1689 (1986).

European Court of Justice (Judgment) HTML

 

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Law and Advocacy for Women in Uganda (LAW-U) v. Attorney General,

Const. Pets. Nos. 13/05 & 05/06, [2007] UGCC 1 (5 April 2007).

Constitutional Court of Uganda HTML

 

Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) Notwithstanding Security Resolution 276,

1971 I.C.J. 16, 56-57 (1970).

International Court of Justice PDF*

   *The document is written as alternating pages of French and English; the pages are

translations, and add nothing different from one language to another.

 

M

Maria da Penha Maia Fernandes v. Brazil,

Case 12.051, Inter-Am. C.H.R., Report No. 54/01, Annual Report 2000, OEA/Ser.L./V/II.222 doc.20 rev. (2000).

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

*For the Commission's application of the Convention of Belém do Pará, see especially paragraphs 51-58. The Convention is reprinted in part in Women's Human Rights at pp. 446-448.

Maria Elena Loayza-Tamayo v. Peru,

Inter-Am Ct. H.R. Ser.C/33 (Sept. 17, 1997).
Inter-American Court on Human Rights

 

Medellin v. Texas,

552 U.S. ____(2008).*

United States Reports PDF

*Slip opinion.

^Search for term "Medellin", then click on the third result.

 

N

Nguyen v. INS,

533 U.S. 53 (2001).

United States Reports/Cornell University PDF

 

Nevada Department of Human Resources v. Hibbs,

538 U.S. 721 (2003).

United States Reports PDF

Treaty of Nice (Enlarging the EU to 25 countries) (2001)

Europa EUR-Lex HTML

 

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Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women,

G.A. res. 54/4, annex, 54 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 5, U.N. Doc. A/54/49 (Vol. I) (2000), entered into force Dec. 22, 2000.

Original PDF
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Optional Protocol to the ICCPR,

G.A. res. 2200A (XXI), 21 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 16) at 59, U.N. Doc. A/6316 (1966), 999 U.N.T.S. 302, entered into force March 23, 1976.
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^The Optional Protocol begins on page 59.

*Scroll to and click on 2200(XXI).

 

Optional Protocol to the ICESCR,

G.A. res. 63/117 (2008).
UN High Comm'r for Human Rights PDF External Link Ratification*

*The current list of states which have ratified the optional protocol. This optional

protocol opened for accession and ratification on September 24th, 2009. It will enter

into force once ten states have ratified it.

Opuz v. Turkey,

__ Eur. Ct. H.R. __, Application No. 33401/02, (June 9, 2009).

European Court of Human Rights HTML*

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P89 Protocol of 1990 to the 1948 Night Work (Women) Convention (Revised)
International Labour Organization HTML

Perpetual Minors,

Human Rights Watch: Perpetual Minors: Human Rights Abuses Stemming From Male Guardianship and Sex Segregation in Saudi Arabia, April 19, 2009, available at http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2008/04/19/perpetual-minors-0.

Human Rights Watch PDF

 

Physicians for Human Rights, The Taliban’s War on Women: A Health and Human Rights Crisis in Afghanistan,

Boston (1998).

Physicians for Human Rights PDF

 

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania et al. v. Casey,

505 U.S. 833 (1992).

United States Reports PDF

*The opinion begins on p. 883.

 

Polygyny as a Violation of Women's Right to Equality in Marriage: An Historical, Comparative and International Human Rights Overview, Susan Deller Ross,

24 Delhi L. Rev. 22 (2002).

RossRights PDF

Ponsamy Poongavanam v. Mauritius,

Communication No. 567/1993, UN Doc. CCPR/C/51/D/567/1993 (1993).

UN High Comm'r for Human Rights HTML

 

Preliminary Report Submitted by the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its Causes, and Consequences

Economic and Social Committee, U.N. Doc. E/CN.4/1995/42 (1994).

Original PDF

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Protocol Amending the Slavery Convention,

182 U.N.T.S. 51, entered into force December 7, 1953.
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Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa,

Adopted by the 2nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union, Maputo, CAB/LEG/66.6 (Sept. 13, 2000); reprinted in 1 Afr. Hum. Rts. L.J. 40, entered into force Nov. 25, 2005.

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Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights,

adopted April 2008, OAU Doc. CAB/LEG/67/3 rev. 5, 21 I.L.M. 58 (1982).
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Public Ministry  v. Stoeckel,
Case 345/89, 1991 E.C.R. I-4047 (1991).

European Court of Justice (Judgment) HTML
European Court of Justice (Opinion of the Advocate General to the Court) HTML

 

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R v. Headteacher and Governors of Denbigh High,

(2006) UKHL 15 (U.K.)

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Recommendation on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages,

G.A. res. 2018 (XX), 20 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 14) at 36, U.N. Doc. A/60141 (1965).
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Reform of Customary Law of Succession and Regulation of Related Matters Act,

No. 11 (2009), 526 Gov't Gazette [Rep. S. Africa] No. 32147, §2(1) (2009).
South African Government Gazette  

 

Regulations, Directives and Recommendations: Their legal character and how they work,

from Ingeborg Heide, Gender Roles and Sex Equality 18-20, International Labour Office (2004).

Gender Roles and Sex Equality

 

Report on Admissibilty of Jessica Gonzales and Others v. United States,

Jessica Gonzales and Others v. United States, Petition 1490-05, Inter-Am C.H.R, Report No. 52/7, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.07 (2007).

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation of Women and Girls in Afghanistan,

U.N. Doc. E/CN.6.2003/4 (2003).

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Reynolds v. United States,

98 U.S. 145 (1878).

Supreme Court of the United States HTML

 

Roe v. Wade,

410 U.S. 113 (1973).

Opinion* HTML

*HTML is from Altlaw.org. External Link is from the Cornell University Legal Information Institute.

Rosenfeld v. Southern Pacific Co.,

444 F.2d 1219 (9th Cir. 1971).

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Sahin v. Turkey,

Application No. 44774/98, Eur. Ct. H.R., (2004), available at http://www.law.georgetown.edu/rossrights/docs/html-orig/turkey-veil.html

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Saudi Arabia: Women's Rights Promises Being Broken,

Human Rights Watch: Saudi Arabia: Women's Rights Promises Being Broken, Human Rights Watch, July 9, 2009, available at http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2009/07/08/saudi-arabia-women-s-rights-promises-broken

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Schmidt v. Germany,
18 Eur. H.R. Rep. 513 (1994).

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Silence is Violence: End the Abuse of Women in Afghanistan,

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (8 July 2009), available at http://unama.unmissions.org/Portals/UNAMA/vaw-english.pdf

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Shirin Aumeeruddy-Cziffra and 19 other Mauritian Women v. Mauritius,

Communication No. 35/1978 (9 April 1981), U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/OP/1 at 67 (1984).

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Shirin Aumeeruddy-Cziffra and 19 other Mauritian Women v. Mauritius,

Communication No. 35/1978 (9 April 1981), Response of June 15, 1983, U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/OP/2 at 226 (1990).

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Slavery Convention of 1926,

60 U.N.T.S. 253, entered into force March 9, 1927.

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Statement of IWRAW Asia Pacific and Women's Caucus on AHRB on the Adoption of the Terms of Reference,

rec'd via e-mail, IWRAW Asia Pacific & Women's Caucus on AHRB (July 20, 2009).

RossRights HTML

State v. Baloyi,

1999 (1) SA 1 (CC) at 22.

Constitutional Court of South Africa

 

States Reports to U.N. Treaty Bodies - CEDAW

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights* External Link
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States Reports to U.N. Treaty Bodies - CESCR

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights* External Link
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^Recommended.

States Reports to U.N. Treaty Bodies - HRC (CCPR)

U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights* External Link
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^Recommended

Statute of the International Court of Justice
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Statute of the International Court of Justice
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Summary record: Egypt. 1984, CEDAW Committee,

U.N. Doc. ST/CSDHA/5, pp. 254-61, 405-11 (1989).
RossRights

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Summary record: Egypt. 1990, CEDAW Committee,

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/SR.164 & 165 (1990).
RossRights

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Summary record: Egypt. 19/01/2001, CEDAW Committee,

U.N. Doc. CEDAW/C/SR.492 & 493 (2001).
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Supplemental Amici Curiae Brief in Support of Petitioner Presented by Legal Momentum,

Gonzales v. The United States of America, Petition No. P-1490-05 (2009).

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery,

226 U.N.T.S. 3, entered into force April 30, 1957.
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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (consolidated),

Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, Pub. L. 88-352 (codified as amended in 42 U.S.C., beginning at 2000e) (as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Pub. L. 102-166 (1991) and the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, Pub. L. 111-2 (2009)) (1964).

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission HTML

 

Treaty of Nice (Enlarging the EU to 25 countries) (2001)

Europa EUR-Lex HTML

Treaty Reference Guide

U.N. Treaty Collection

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Uganda Ass'n of Women Lawyers v. Attorney General,

Const. Pet. No. 2/03, (10 Mar 2004).

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Uganda to Outlaw Female Circumcision

Safa-AFP, "Uganda to outlaw female circumcision," Mail and Guardian Online, July 3, 2009.

Mail and Guardian Online  

United States v. Virginia Military Institute,

518 U.S. 515 (1996).

United States Reports PDF

 

Universal Declaration of Human Rights,

G.A. res. 217A (III), U.N. Doc A/810 at 71 (1948).
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U.S. State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Egypt (2006 report)

Bureau of Democracy, Hum. Rgts., and Labor, U.S. Dept. of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Egypt (2006).

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Velasquez Rodriguez Case,

Judgment of July 29, 1988, Inter-Am. Ct. H.R. (Ser. C) No. 4 (1988).

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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties,

1155 U.N.T.S. 331, 8 I.L.M. 679, entered into force Jan. 27, 1980.

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Vishaka v. Rajasthan,

[1997] 3 LRC 361(1997).

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Vo v. France,

40 Eur. H.R. Rep. 259 (2004).

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Vos v. The Netherlands,

Communication No. 218/1986, UN Doc. Supp. No. 40 (A/44/40) at 232 (1989).

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White v. United States,

Case 2141, Inter-Am. C.H.R. Resolution 23/81, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.54, Doc. 9 rev. 1 (1981).

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Concurring Decision of Dr. Andres Aguilar M. HTML
Dissenting Opinions of Drs. Marco Gerardo Monroy Cabra and Luis Demetrio Tinoco Castro HTML

 

Written Comments by Center for Reproductive Rights on Vo v. France,

Vo v. France, 40 Eur. Hr.R. Rep. 259 (2004).

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