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Article 23

Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, Beate Rudolf

From: The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: A Commentary

Edited By: Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, Beate Rudolf

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 February 2024

Nothing in the present Convention shall affect any provisions that are more conducive to the achievement of equality between men and women which may be contained: (a) In the legislation of a State Party; or (b) In any other international convention, treaty or agreement in force for that State.   Article 23 is a savings clause,1 the purpose of which is to clarify the relationship between the provisions of the Convention and those contained in other treaties or national law. It is intended to ensure that the highest standard for the protection of women’s human...
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