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
States Parties undertake to adopt all necessary measures at the national level aimed at achieving the full realization of the rights recognized in the present Convention. Article 24 at first sight seems to state an obvious principle of international law: that States parties must take measures at the domestic level to give effect to the obligations they accept under the treaty. It also appears to repeat, and to be largely subsumed by, other general obligations set out earlier in the Convention, in particular Articles 2, 3, 4, and 5. The placement of the...