CEDAW Ratification Status

DATES OF SIGNATURE, RATIFICATION, ACCESSION, SECESSION FOR CEDAW

Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Maldives Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka
Date of signature 14 Aug 1980 N/A 17 Jul 1980 30 Jul 1980 N/A 05 Feb 1991 N/A 17 Jul 1980
Ratification Date, Accession(a), Succession(d) Date 05 Mar 2003 06 Nov 1984 (a)

 

31 Aug 1981

  09 Jul 1993

 

 

1 Jul 1993 (a)

 

22 Apr 1991 12 Mar 1996 (a) 05 Oct 1981
“The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh does not consider as binding upon itself the provisions of article 2, [… and …] 16 (1) (c) as they conflict with Sharia law based on Holy Quran and Sunna.” Declaration Declaration

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