Laws & Conventions

1984 UN Convention Against Torture

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

1979 Convention on the Elimination of all forms of discrimination against women

Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women

1976 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

The States Parties to the present Covenant,agreeing to 53 articles

1973 ILO C138 Minimum Age Convention to abolish child labour

C138 – Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138)

1966 UN International Covenant on Economic,Social and Cultural Rights

International Covenant On Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

1957 UN Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery

Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery

1956 Government of India Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act (ITPA)

Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act (ITPA)

1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at Paris

1930 Forced Labour Convention

1930 ILO Forced Labour Convention C29

1929 UN Slavery Convention

Slavery convention, signed in Geneva on 25 September 1929 and amended by the Protocol opened for signature or acceptance at the Headquarters of United Nations, New York on 7 December 1953