The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) - currently ratified by 187 countries - is the only human rights treaty that deals specifically with rural women (Art. 14). Adopted in 1979 by the United Nations Generally Assembly, entered into force in 1981. The Convention defines discrimination against women as follows:
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Library ResourceInternational Conventions or TreatiesJanuary, 1979Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Eswatini, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2002Bangladesh, Switzerland, Kenya, Mali, Germany, China, Sri Lanka, Australia, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Turkey, Myanmar, India, Vietnam, Asia
A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1998Egypt, Iraq, Mali, Fiji, Iran, Eritrea, Jordan, Morocco, Yemen, Turkey, Oman, Syrian Arab Republic, Netherlands, Tunisia, Senegal, Sudan, Mexico, Lebanon
The "Expert Consultation on Integrated Management of Land and Water within an Agro-SylvoPastoral System" was held in Safita, Syria (Cham Safita Palace Hotel) during the period 16-18 June 1997.The Consultation was jointly organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform of Syria and the FAD Regional Dffice for the Near East, RNE, Cairo, Egypt.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1999Slovenia, France, Switzerland, United States of America, Zambia, Mali, Sweden, Germany, Indonesia, Bolivia, Austria, Finland, New Zealand, Japan, Turkey, Philippines, Italy, India, Sudan, Uganda, Norway
These proceedings reflect the broad range of disciplines, institutions and geographical regions represented at the workshop. The proceedings will hopefully provide insight for governments, NGOs, the private sector, local organisations and other actors on how to manage and participate in pluralistic forestry systems in order to further the goals of sustainable forestry for development.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015France, Bolivia, Paraguay, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Chile, China, Europe
Meeting Name: European Forestry Commission
Meeting symbol/code: FO:EFC/2015/11 - ECE/TIM/2015/11
Session: Sess.38 - Sess.73
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Egypt, United States of America, Chile, Sweden, Germany, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Republic of Korea, France, Uruguay, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, Finland, Malaysia, Italy, India, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Austria
This note presents highlights and recent trends in data for each of the main product groups, as well as a short summary of recent changes or improvements in statistics.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015Slovenia, Serbia, France, North Macedonia, Slovakia, United States of America, Croatia, Germany, Austria, Iceland, Switzerland, Romania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Albania, Italy, Hungary, Montenegro, Europe
This is one of the seven sector analyses (Meat and Dairy; Fruit and vegetables; Cereals; Wine; Diversification, Fishery and Aquaculture, and Forestry) that have been prepared since spring 2011 for the agricultural authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina at state, entity and Brčko District level. The sector analyses are inputs to the design of measures to be financed under the European Union (EU) Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance for Rural Development (IPARD), once available, as well as for the design of the country’s policies interventions in general.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Algeria, Egypt, Benin, Spain, Sri Lanka, Guyana, Pakistan, Central African Republic, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Hungary, Japan, Poland, Italy, Ecuador, Trinidad and Tobago, Cambodia, Argentina, Paraguay, Turkey, Netherlands
Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-15/15/14
Session: Sess. 15
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005United States of America, China, Australia, Canada, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Uruguay, Kenya, Jordan, South Africa, Turkey, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Netherlands, Argentina, India, Mexico, Brazil, Mongolia
This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world's main natural grasslands. Since grassland is commercialized through the grazing animal, particular attention is paid to the livestock production systems associated with each main type. Grazing resources are more than simply edible herbage: many other factors have to be taken into account, notably water in all areas, and shelter in winter-cold climates.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1999Algeria, Angola, France, Bangladesh, Switzerland, United States of America, Zambia, Chile, Guatemala, China, Australia, Canada, Venezuela, Republic of Korea, Finland, New Zealand, Turkey, Albania, Italy, Argentina, India, Senegal, Austria
Meeting symbol/code: COFO 1999 REP
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