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CEDAW General Recommendation 39: historical in protection of indigenous women's rights

With the approval of General Recommendation 39, CEDAW obliges for the first time at the international level to protect and guarantee the individual and collective rights of indigenous women and girls  The Recommendation approved on October 26, is a binding international instrument that must be complied with in the international framework on human rights. The Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the broadest international instrument on the human rights of women and girls.  (Photo Credit FIMI ) Mexico City.- The United Nations Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) approved General Recommendation Number 39 (RG39), a binding international instrument for the protection of individual and collective rights of women and indigenous girls of the world  With this adoption, CEDAW obliges the States that ratify it to immediately develop and implement comprehensive policies that protect in a more effective