DEVAW

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DEVAWDeclaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women
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The Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (DEVAW) was promulgated on December 20, 1993.
In the conference, it was demanded that there would be a UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women and the United Nations Human Rights Commission would create the post of UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women.
UN (1993) Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (A/RES/48/104).
(11.) The global community has not moved much beyond the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women, supra note 4.
Most of the tales are true stories while others are hearsay, and together they address all the fundamental themes of the Beijing Platform of Action, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the Declaration on the Right to Development.
Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 48/104, December 1993; and WHO precongress meeting on Violence Against Women: In Search of Solutions, July 1997.
General Assembly, adopted a Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which defined violence as "any act of gender, based violence that results in or is likely to result in physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women including threats of such acts, coercion, or arbitrary deprivation of liberty whether occurring in public or in private life."
In the legal realm, two international documents are also key in addressing violence against women: the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women (also known as the Convention of Belem do Para) and the United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women.
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