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The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, OHCHR
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

This resource focuses on the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1966. It commits its parties to work toward granting economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) to individuals. The ICESCR includes labor rights and the right to health, education and an adequate standard of living.

For more information on The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, please visit the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/cescr.htm.


The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), UN
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

This file includes the full text of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979 by the United Nations General Assembly. Described as an international bill of rights for women, the CEDAW consists of a preamble and 30 articles, defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets an agenda for national action.

 

For more information on CEDAW, please visit the UN Women Watch website http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/


The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), OHCHR
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

This resource reviews the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1966. The ICCPR commits its parties to respect the civil and political rights of individuals, including the right to life, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, electoral rights and rights to due process and a fair trial.

For more information on ICCPR, please visit the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm


The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), Council of Europe
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

This resource includes the text of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (formally the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms). The ECHR is an international treaty that aims to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms in Europe.

For more information, please visit the Council of Europe at http://conventions.coe.int/treaty/Commun/QueVoulezVous.asp?NT=005&CL=ENG.


The Beijing Platform for Action, UN
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

This file includes the text of “Declaration and Platform for Action," which was addressed at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995 in Beijing, China. The Declaration aspired at achieving greater equality and opportunity for women.

For more information, please visit the United Nations (UN) at http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/beijing/platform/plat1.htm.


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), OHCHR
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

This file includes the text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. The Declaration consists of 30 articles, regional human rights instruments, and national constitutions and laws.

For information, please visit the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) http://www.ohchr.org/en/udhr/pages/introduction.aspx.


The Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity, UN
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

This file includes the text of the United Nations Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity, which was ratified by the United Nations in 1968.

For more information, please visit the University of Minnesota at http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/x4cnaslw.htm.


African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, ACHPR
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

This file presents the text of African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights Convention, which was adopted by member African States of the Organization of African Unity (now the African Union). The charter defines civil, political, economic, social, cultural, people and group rights of African people and includes duties expected from African citizens.

For more information, please visit the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights at http://www.achpr.org/english/_info/history_en.html.


The First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, OHCHR
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

This file reviews the articles of the First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which is a treaty establishing an individual complaint mechanism for the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

For more information, please visit the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrc/procedure.htm.


Algerian Family Code
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

Jordan Family Code
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

Syrian Family Code
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

Family Law and the Kuwaiti Parliamentary Elections
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Maison de la liberté
Projet: Family Law and the Kuwaiti Parliamentary
Anglais Arabe

The Family Law and the Kuwaiti Parliamentary Elections Survey captures a historic moment as Kuwait women first exercised their political and democratic rights for the first time. It examines the findings of a nationwide survey conducted among 1,376 eligible Kuwaiti male and female voters from all 25 electoral districts during the campaigns leading up to the 2006 parliamentary elections. The report also examines a number of variables that reflect the demographic makeup of Kuwaiti society and their effect on voting decisions.


Tunisian Family Code
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabe

Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings (Theory)
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Maison de la liberté
Projet: Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa
Anglais Arabe

Through its regional Family Law Program, Freedom House published the Women's Rights in the Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and the Bahraini Shari'a Judicial Rulings (Theory Portion) which brings together Sunni, Shiite and legal scholars from the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain to analyze family law, Islamic jurisprudence, and religious and civil interpretations in an attempt to bridge key differences among their perspectives.


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