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Convention of Belém do Pará (Inter American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women), 9th June 1994 (A-61), OXIO 463

Organization of American States [OAS]

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Subject(s):
Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment — Gender — Human rights remedies — Women, rights — Regional organizations
1. The establishment of institutional mechanisms for protecting and defending women’s rights as essential to combating the phenomenon of violence against women. 2. The need for adoption of protective measures for women at both the domestic and international levels. 3. Remedies in case of non-compliance. 4. The role of regional instruments and initiatives in preventing, responding to, and eliminating violence against women.This headnote pertains to: Inter American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women, an instrument the...
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