Conception of legislative activities aimed at securing of equal rights and equal opportunities for men and women
State Duma Committee on women, family and youth issues.
Conception of legislative activities aimed at securing of equal rights and equal opportunities for men and women (further - Conception) is based on the fact that women's rights are an integral part of human rights in general. Equality of rights and freedoms of citizens regardless of the sex is pronounced and secured by the Russian Federation Constitution, legislation of the Russian Federation as well as by the standards of international legislation. Article 19 of the Russian federation Constitution proclaims, "men and women have equal rights and freedoms and equal opportunities for its realization". more on Russian: http://www.owl.ru/content/docs/rus/p780.shtml