The contents of the document include:
Foreword – Minister Plibersek
Foreword – Commissioner Broderick
1 What are human rights?
2 What is the United Nations
3 The UN: Protecting the rights of women
4 What is an international human rights treaty?
5 What is CEDAW?
6 Australia’s signing of CEDAW
7 Rights contained in CEDAW
8 Optional Protocol to CEDAW
9 Implementing and monitoring CEDAW
10 What you can do
11 Useful links
12 ANNEXURE – UN human rights treaties
For more information visit the Human Rights website.