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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