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UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women

General Material
Published Date
December, 1993

Adopted in 1993 by the UN General Assembly, this declaration defines violence against women. As a consequence of the declaration, the Commission on Human Rights adopted Resolution 1994/45 that appointed a Special Rapporteur on violence against women.