Treaties and Instruments 2017-11-15T11:15:44+00:00

Treaties & Instruments

Access the human rights treaties and instruments that govern the realization – or nonrealization – of human rights in the Philippines and most other countries in the world. Click each link to read the full text

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Convention on the Rights of the Child

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflicts

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography

Optional Protocol to the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penalty

Universal Declaration of Human Rights