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International Law

Egypt has acceded to the seven major United Nations conventions on human rights, namely: the two International Covenants on Civil and Political Rights; on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1982), the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (1967), the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (1981), the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1986), the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1990), and the Convention on the Protection of Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (1993). Moreover, Egypt has acceded to the optional protocol of the Rights of the Child Convention concerned with the involvement of children in armed conflicts, sale of children, exploiting children in prostitution and pornographic materials (2002).

For copy of UN implementation Handbook of Rights of the Child please go to UN homepage



 
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