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Name: Legislative Decree with respect to approving accession to Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (No. 5 of 2002).
Country: Bahrain
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2002-03-02
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette [English version], 2002-03-06, No. 2520, pp. 2-14
ISN: BHR-2002-R-65396
Bibliography: Official Gazette [English version], 2002-03-06, No. 2520, pp. 2-14
Abstract/Citation: Provides for accession to UN Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women of 1979. Reservations are made, partly due to conflict with the provisions of Islamic Sharia'a, with respect to the following articles: Article 2, Article 9(2), Article 15(4), Article 16, and Article 29(1).
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