The United Nations Human Rights Treaties
CCPR - Silva, Godwin, de Silva and Perera v. Zambia
Date: 25 July 2002
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CERD, CCPR, CESCR, CEDAW, CAT, CRC, CMW, CRPD and CED all have optional complaint mechanisms, whereby an individual may complain to the respective treaty body that his or her rights under the treaty have been violated. The CMW complaint mechanism is not yet in force.
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Information on follow-up of final Views where a violation has been found is included in the section entitled "Follow-up: Jurisprudence".