Article 20 Widows' Rights States Parties shall take appropriate legal measures to ensure that widows enjoy all human rights through the implementation of the following provisions:
- Point a
that widows are not subjected to inhuman, humiliating or degrading treatment;
- Point b
a widow shall automatically become the guardian and custodian of her children, after the death of her husband, unless this is contrary to the interests and the welfare of the children;
- Point c
a widow shall have the right to remarry, and in that event, to marry the person of her choice.
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