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Ratifications of eight human rights agreements, 1966-2017

Source: United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights, www.ohchr.org

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These graphs show the historical sequence of ratification relating to eight international conventions on human rights. With the exception of conventions relating to children’s rights and the rights of disabled persons, both of them massively and swiftly ratified, the six other treaties were ratified only very gradually. Even so, these conventions were fairly widely ratified, by an average of over eight states out of ten, except for the convention on the protection of migrant workers’ rights, which was ratified by only a quarter of states.

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