In , the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) of the Organization of American States (OAS) promoted the adoption of the Inter-American Convention . The Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence against Women, known as the Convention of Belém do Pará, is an.
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Their terms of office shall begin on January 1 of the year following the year in which they are elected. An absolute majority of the members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum. The right of freedom convencion belem do para profess her religion convencion belem do para beliefs pata the law; and.
Article 4 Every woman has the right to the recognition, enjoyment, exercise and protection of all human rights and freedoms embodied in regional and international human rights instruments. The duties of the members of the Commission are: CONCERNED that violence against women is an offense against human dignity and a manifestation of the historically unequal power relations between women and men.
Signed June 6, In regard to those States that are not Parties to the Convention, decisions shall be taken by an absolute majority vote of the members of the Belen, except in matters of procedure, in which case, the decisions shall be taken by simple majority.
Signed May 16, Article 21 This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of deposit of the second instrument of ratification. The Commission shall consider any case that may arise regarding incompatibility in accordance with the provisions of the first paragraph of this Article, and in accordance with the procedures provided by its Regulations.
Article 5 Every woman is entitled to the free and full exercise of her civil, political, cpnvencion, social and cultural rights, and may rely on the full protection of those rights as embodied in regional and eblem instruments on human rights. The right to have equal access to the public service of her country and to take part in the conduct of public affairs, including decision-making.
This unit shall be provided with the resources and staff required to accomplish the tasks the Commission may assign to it.
Similar consideration shall be given to women subjected to violence while pregnant or who are disabled, of minor age, elderly, socioeconomically disadvantaged, affected by armed conflict or deprived of their freedom.
Article 24 This Convention shall remain in force indefinitely, but any of the States Parties may denounce it by depositing an instrument to that effect with the General Secretariat beldm the Organization of American States.
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CONVINCED that the elimination of violence against women is essential for their individual and social development and their full and equal participation in all walks of life; and. This unit shall be provided with the resources and staff required to accomplish the tasks belek Commission may assign to it. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of deposit of the second instrument of ratification.
The right of freedom to profess her religion and beliefs within the law; and j. Article 12 Any person or group of persons, or any nongovernmental entity legally recognized convenxion one or more member states of the Organization, may lodge petitions with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights containing denunciations or complaints of violations of Article 7 of this Convention by a State Party, and the Commission shall consider such claims in accordance with the norms and procedures established by the American Convention comvencion Human Rights and the Statutes and Regulations of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for lodging and considering petitions.
While in office, they shall also enjoy the diplomatic privileges required for the performance of their duties. A declaration of incompatibility by the General Assembly shall be adopted by a majority of two thirds of the member states of the Organization and shall occasion the immediate removal of the member of the Commission from his post, but it shall not invalidate any action in which he may have participated.
The headquarters of the Commission shall be in Washington, D. When the term of office is due to expire within six months following the date on which a vacancy occurs, the vacancy shall not be filled.
Every woman is entitled to the free and full exercise of her civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, and may rely on the full protection of those rights as embodied in regional and international instruments on human rights.
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The original instrument of this Convention, the English, French, Portuguese and Spanish texts of which are equally authentic, shall be deposited with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, which shall send a certified copy to the Secretariat of the United Nations for registration and publication in accordance with the provisions of Article of the United Nations Charter.
The right to convsncion freely. The right of freedom to profess her religion and beliefs within the law; and. Violence against women shall be understood to include physical, sexual and psychological violence: Signed June 9, 7.
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The Commission shall prepare and adopt its own Regulations, in accordance with the present Statute. Paea 8 The States Parties agree to undertake progressively specific measures, including programs: Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States. For the purposes of the present Statute, human rights are understood to be: Article 20 In relation to those member states of the Organization that are not parties to the American Convention on Human Rights, the Commission shall have the following powers, in addition to those designated in Article The Commission shall represent all the member states of the Organization.
On the thirtieth day after the second instrument of ratification. The right to have equal access to the public service of her country and to take part in the conduct of public affairs, including decision-making. The members of the Commission shall be elected by secret ballot of the General Assembly from the list of candidates referred to beoem Article 4 2.
The right not to be subjected to torture. This Convention is subject to ratification.
The States Parties recognize that violence against women prevents and nullifies the exercise of these rights. The Chairman and the two Vice-Chairmen shall be the officers of the Commission, and their functions shall be set forth in the Regulations.
When a vacancy occurs for reasons other than the normal completion of a member’s term of office, the Chairman of the Commission shall immediately notify the Secretary General of the Organization, di shall in turn inform the member states of the Organization.
The Executive Secretary, who shall be a person of high moral character and recognized competence lara the field of human rights, shall be responsible for the work of the Secretariat and shall assist the Commission in the performance of its duties in accordance with the Regulations. The States Parties condemn all forms of violence against women and agree to pursue, by all appropriate means and without delay, policies to prevent, punish and eradicate such violence and undertake to: