Egypt and Finland: Amendments to articles 16 and 17 of the Working Paper submitted by the Philippines and the USSR (E/CN.6/AC.1/L.4/Add.3)
|UN Document Symbol||E/CN.6/AC.1/L.11|
|Convention||Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)|
E/CN.6/AC.1/L.11 11 January 1974
WORKING GROUP ON A NEW INSTRUMENT OR INSTRUMENTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW TO ELIMINATE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN
Item 4 of the agenda
DRAFT CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN
EGYPT AND FINLAND: Amendments to articles l6 and 17 of the Working Paper submitted by the Philippines and the USSR (E/CN.6/AC.1/L.4/Add.3)
Make articles 16 and 17 into a new article 16 as follows:
1. The States parties shall accord to women equality with men before the law.
2. The States parties shall accord to women equal civil and legal capacity with men in all phases of procedure in courts and tribunals.
3. The States parties agree that all contracts directed at restricting the legal capacity of women shall be deemed null and void.
4. The States parties shall accord men and women the same rights with regard to the law on the movement of persons and the freedom to choose their residence.