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Convention on the Political Rights of WomenOther universal treatyWomen;Discrimination;Civil and political rightsUnited Nations General Assembly1952-12-20Yes1954-07-07Unknown1954-07-07Yes1957-01-30YesReservation:
"Inasmuch as under the Canadian constitutional system legislative jurisdiction in respect of political rights is divided between the provinces and the Federal Government, the Government of Canada is obliged, in acceding to this Convention, to make a reservation in respect of rights within the legislative jurisdiction of the provinces."


Objection to the reservations made in respect of articles VII and IX by the Governments of Albania, Bulgaria, the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Document - 01 (www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/e2cprw.htm) - EnglishDocument - 02 (www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/french/e2cprwf.htm) - FrenchDocument - 03 (tinyurl.com/HRIdoc/DOC-2018-06-01-01-01-01-034.pdf) - EnglishDocument - 04 (tinyurl.com/HRIdoc/DOC-2018-06-01-01-01-01-124.pdf) - French