Right to freedom of thought, conscience, religion and opinion
In Kazakhstan, the right to freedom of conscience is secured by the Constitution, international instruments ratified by the country, and the Law On Religious Activity and Religious Associations.
Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
Under the Convention the state parties shall take all appropriate measures in all fields, in particular in the political, social, economic and cultural field, including legislative measures to ensure the comprehensive development and advancement of women for the purpose of guaranteeing them the exercise and enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms equally with men.
International Covenant on Social, Economic and Cultural Rights
Kazakhstan became a party to it on January 24, 2006. The covenant entered into force in 160 states. It enshrines the right to education, labour and social security.
Convention on the Rights of the Child
It was adopted on November 20, 1989 and entered into force on September 2, 1990, in Kazakhstan on August 12, 1994. It consists of 54 articles that detail the individual children’s rights to the full development of their capabilities in an environment free from hunger and poverty, cruelty, exploitation and other forms of abuse.