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Human Rights Law: Treaties and Declarations

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

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The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

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The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

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The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

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The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

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Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

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International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (ICRMW)

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International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (not yet in force)

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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