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Title Women's human rights : CEDAW in international, regional, and national law / [edited by] Anne Hellum, Henriette Sinding Aasen
Published Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Series Studies on human rights conventions ; 3
Studies on human rights conventions ; 3
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I Potential added value of the CEDAW -- 1. The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women / Andrew Byrnes -- 2. The United Nations Working Group on the Issue of Discrimination against Women in Law and Practice / Fareda Banda -- 3. The CEDAW: a holistic approach to women's equality and freedom / Rikki Holtmaat -- 4. The CEDAW as a legal framework for transnational discourses on gender stereotyping / Simone Cusack -- 5. From the CEDAW to the American Convention: elucidation of women's right to a life's project and protection of maternal identity within Inter-American human rights jurisprudence / Cecilia M. Bailliet -- 6. Pulling apart? Treatment of pluralism in the CEDAW and the Maputo Protocol / Celestine Nyamu Musembi -- pt. II Actual added value of the CEDAW: socio-economic rights -- 7. Engendering socio-economic rights / Sandra Fredman -- 8. ̀€Women's rights are human rights!': the practice of the United Nations Human Rights Committee and the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights / Fleur Van Leeuwen -- 9. Property and security: articulating women's rights to their homes / Ingunn Ikdahl -- 10. Maternal mortality and women's right to health / Henriette Sinding Aasen -- pt. III The CEDAW in national law -- 11. The implementation of the CEDAW in Australia: success, trials, tribulations and continuing struggle / Andrew Byrnes -- 12. The Canadian experience with the CEDAW: all women's rights are human rights -- a case of treaties synergy / Lucie Lamarche -- 13. India's CEDAW story / Madhu Mehra -- 14. Judicial education on the Convention on Elimination of Discrimination against Women in Nepal / Kabita Pandey -- 15. From ratification to implementation: ̀€domesticating' the CEDAW in state, government and society. A case study of Pakistan / Shaheen Sardar Ali -- 16. Zimbabwe and CEDAW compliance: pursuing women's equality in fits and starts / Julie Stewart -- 17. The CEDAW after all these years: firmly rooted in Dutch clay? / Marjolein Van Den Brink -- 18. The CEDAW in the UK / Sandra Fredman -- 19. Domestication of the CEDAW in France: from paradoxes to ambivalences and back again / Andrea Hamann -- 20. Rise and fall of the CEDAW in Finland: time to reclaim its impetus / Merja Pentikainen -- 21. Making space and giving voice: the CEDAW in Norwegian law / Anne Hellum
Summary Analyses the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in various international, regional and national contexts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject United Nations. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
United Nations. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.
Women (International law)
Women's rights
Discriminatie (sociologie)
LAW -- Gender & the Law.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Women (International law)
Women's rights.
Form Electronic book
Author Aasen, Henriette Sinding
Hellum, Anne
ISBN 1107274095