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
1. States Parties shall accord to women equality with men before the law. 2. States Parties shall accord to women in civil matters a legal capacity identical to that of men, and the same opportunities to exercise that capacity. In particular they shall give women equal rights to conclude contracts and to administer property and shall treat them equally in all states of procedure in courts and tribunals. 3. States Parties agree that all contracts and all other private instruments of any kind with a legal effect which is directed at restricting the legal capacity of...