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  • Equality Between Men and Women

    Women should enjoy equality with men before the law.
    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “The States Parties to the present Covenant undertake to ensure the equal right of men and women to the enjoyment of all civil and political rights set forth in the present Covenant.”

    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “States Parties shall accord to women equality with men before the law.”

    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “States Parties shall combat all forms of discrimination against women through appropriate legislative, institutional and other measures. In this regard they shall: (a) include in their national constitutions and other legislative instruments, if not already done, the principle of equality between women and men and ensure its effective application.”

    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “State Parties shall implement this Charter in accordance with the following principles: 5. Promotion of gender equality in public and private institutions.”

    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “Equality between men and women must be ensured in all areas.”

    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Registration, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, The Media, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “Women and men are equal before the law and shall have the right to equal protection and benefit of the law.”

    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Registration, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, The Media, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “All persons are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to the equal protection of the law.”

    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Registration, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, The Media, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “Each State Party to the present covenant undertakes : (a) to ensure that any person whose rights or freedoms are herein recognized as violated shall have an effective remedy, notwithstanding that the violation has been committed by persons acting in an official capacity.”

    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Registration, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, The Media, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “Every person shall have the right of access to public property and services in strict equality of all persons before the law.”

    • Legal Framework, Electoral System and Boundary Delimitation, Election Management, Voter Registration, Voter Education, Candidacy and Campaigning, The Media, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, Electoral Dispute Resolution

      “All persons are equal before the law. Consequently, they are entitled, without discrimination, to equal protection of the law.”

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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

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Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa

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African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

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Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

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African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

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American Convention on Human Rights

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