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enforcement mechanisms

Title English: 
enforcement mechanisms
Definition English: 
Enforcement mechanisms are usually categorized by the type of UN body that receives communications or carries out the monitoring process. There are four broad categories of enforcement mechanisms: (1) charter-based mechanisms, such as the UN Commission on the Status of Women; (2) convention or treaty-based mechanisms, such as the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women; (3) mechanisms contained in UN specialized agencies, such as the International Labor Organization or the World Health Organization; and (4) rapporteurs appointed by the General Assembly, such as the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women. Each mechanism monitors either a specific human rights issue or adherence to a particular treaty.
Title Arabic: 
آليات إنفاذ
Title French: 
mécanismes d'application
International Instruments
Corporate Names/Bodies
Legal Issues
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