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‘Women’s Human Rights’ edited by Anne Hellum and Henritte Sinding Aasen on the CEDAW has been published by Cambridge University Press in Europe. The book is a compendium of several essays by different authors writing about and critically analyzing different contextual applications and areas of the CEDAW. The book seeks to situate the convention’s multiple obligations to respect, protect and fulfill women’s equality and non discrimination in a global legal landscape, and to provide an understanding of it’s potential and actual added value in relation to other international human rights and non discrimination regimes .

‘Women’s Human Rights’ published in Europe by Cambridge University Press

    ‘Women’s Human Rights’ edited by Anne Hellum and Henritte Sinding Aasen on the CEDAW has been published by Cambridge University Press in Europe. The book is a compendium of several essays by different authors writing about and critically analyzing different contextual applications and areas of the CEDAW. The book seeks to situate the […]

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OHCHR submits report on discrimination against women on nationality related matters to HRC

The Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General submitted its report on discrimination against women on nationality related matters, including the impact on children to the Human Rights Council. The report examines how women in certain countries do not enjoy equal rights with men to acquire, change and retain their nationality and are also […]

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Retrenchment and Indirect Discrimination

Women’s rights advocates often appear to enjoy seizing a clear case of direct discrimination against women – one so obviously unfair that it is a pleasure to sink their teeth into it and fight for justice that has been so clearly denied. However, beyond these important cases, there is another looming challenge for the women’s […]

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