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NEW YORK, Nov 21 (LSN) – In a recent publication, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights released a “basic information kit” in preparation for the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The kit spelled out clearly the UN’s plan to “focus on the development of concrete initiatives to further women’s rights.”

The kit mentions the following as a major initiative: “Campaigning for the unconditional, universal ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women