International Instruments
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International Instruments

Conventions, covenants and treaties of the UN and other multi-lateral agencies that are relevant for Business and Human Rights-related issues in India.

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International Labour Organization (ILO)
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International Labour Organization (ILO)

UN agency which is tripartite-- governments, employers, and workers-- with the primary objective to set labour standards, develop policies, and devise programs promoting decent work for all.

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Covers the rights of persons with disabilities and imposes an obligation on States to protect them in order to enjoy all the human rights and fundamental freedom like everyone else.

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Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
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Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

International legal instrument with the objective to protect the basic civil, political, economic, social, and humanitarian rights of the children. It is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in the world.

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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Reaffirming the meaning of equality and equal rights of men and women, the Convention also establishes an international bill of rights for women and an agenda for action to guarantee the enjoyment of those rights.

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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Key international human rights treaties aimed at protecting civil and political rights, and part of the International Bill of Rights.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

Adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1948, the UDHR is regarded as the the highest standard of norm from which all other norms on human rights derive their validity.

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