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. Adoption by States Parties of temporary special measures aimed at accelerating de facto equality between men and women shall not be considered discrimination as defined in the present Convention, but shall in no way entail as a consequence the maintenance of unequal or separate standards; these measures shall be discontinued when the objectives of equality of opportunity and treatment have been achieved. 2. Adoption by States Parties of special measures, including those measures contained in the present Convention, aimed at protecting maternity shall not be...