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Article 8

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, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 November 2020

States Parties shall take all appropriate measures to ensure to women, on equal terms with men and without any discrimination, the opportunity to represent their Governments at the international level and to participate in the work of international organisations.   Article 8 codifies women’s participatory entitlement in international affairs, thus complementing their participatory rights as stated in Article 7. Many of the States parties’ obligations under Article 7(b) correspond to obligations under Article 8; hence, States parties must ensure the full...
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