Women's Rights At Equal Rights

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WOMEN RIGHTS AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

“Rome was not built in a day” like this women’s rights are also not the result of one day. There are many events, movements and fights fought by the women and feminists to give equal rights to the women. There are many conventions, treaties and charters passed by the national as well as international authorities to give the rights and for protection of the rights of women.
United nations and there agencies who works for the human rights and women rights have played a very important role in forming of charters and guidelines for the protection of women rights.
There are many charters and conventions passed by the UN, international communities for the women and children. Some important charters and conventions
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All are equal before law and are entitled to equal Protection of the law without any discrimination. A person shall not be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy. Family, home, correspondence or attack upon his honour or reputation. Everyone has the right [to protection of law against such interference or attacks. A guarantee against factors affecting the human dignity, all forms of violence such as domestic violence, sexual violence, rape, and violence inside and outside the family that affect the honour and reputation are incorporated in the Declaration. The provision is intended for the protection of women because women are often subjected to sex based discrimination and often subjected to violence inside and outside the…show more content…
They are the right to social security, right to work and free choice of employment, right to rest and leisure, right to a standard of living adequate for the health of himself and of his family, right to education, right to participate in cultural life and right to good social and international order.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 does not provide any machinery for enforcement. Hence the General Assembly decided to adopt two Covenants with machinery for its enforcement. Accordingly International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 and International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966 were adopted. The Optional Protocol to Civil and Political Rights enables the individual to bring action against human rights violations.
The rights conferred on the individuals by the Declaration shall be subject to the requirements of morality, public order and general welfare in a democratic society. The rights recognised in the declaration, are inalienable, universal, indivisible, inter-dependent and inter-related. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 has been a source for the various types of action taken by the United Nations. The provisions have inspired a number of international conventions, national constitutions, domestic legislation and decisions of
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