Convention on the Political Rights of Women

Convention on the Political Rights of Women

Opened for signature and ratification by General Assembly resolution

640(VII)

of 20 December 1952

entry into force 7 July 1954, in accordance with article VI

status of ratifications, reservations and declarations

The Contracting Parties,

Desiring to implement the principle of equality of rights for men and women contained in the Charter of the United Nations, Recognizing that everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country directly or indirectly through freely chosen representatives, and has the right to equal access to public service in his country, and desiring to equalize the status of men and women in the enjoyment and exercise of political rights, in accordance with the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations and of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,

 

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