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Monaco/ 4.2 Specific policy issues and recent debates  

4.2.10 Gender equality and cultural policies

The Principality has been attending to respect gender equality for long, including in its cultural policy.

Monaco is part of international Conventions related to non-discrimination:

  • Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) of December 18th 1979 (Sovereign Edict of June 16th 2005); and
  • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of December 16th 1966 (Sovereign Edict of February 12th 1998)

As a part of the Council of Europe since 2004, Monaco has accepted to adapt its laws to the principles dictated by the European Convention on Human Rights and more particularly by its article 14.

Coeducation is applied in all schools, as well as in art academies. 

Chapter published: 01-10-2014

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