Where can I find the procedural history of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women?
Last Updated: Nov 09, 2016     Views: 772

The Convention was adopted by the General Assembly on the 18th of December 1979 (resolution 34/180)

The Audiovisual Library of International Law provides information on the procedural history and access to relevant official documents for:

In addition, the following books might be of interest:

  • Rehof, Lars Adam. 1993. Guide to the travaux préparatoires of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women. Dordrecht: M. Nijhoff Publishers.
  • Rudolf, Beate, Marsha A. Freeman, and C. M. Chinkin. 2012. The UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women: a commentary. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

The following research guides produced by the UN library in New York and the UN Library in Geneva may also be useful in your research:


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