Are Women Human

Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674021877
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The cutting edge is where law and culture hurts, which is where MacKinnon operates in these essays on the transnational status and treatment of women.

Are Women Human

Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802829962
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Though written several decades ago, these essays still offer in Sayers's piquant style a sensible and conciliatory approach to ongoing gender issues.

Women S Human Rights

Author: Niamh Reilly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745654940
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Women's. Human. Rights. Introduction. Persistent advocacy by women's
movements has ensured some positive steps towards gender equality in most
regions of the world. Girls' participation in primary and secondary education, for
example, has greatly increased (Molyneux and Razavi 2006, 4); fertility rates and
the associated burden of care work carried by women have declined somewhat (
p. 4); the proportion of women in elected assemblies has risen to a global
average of 16 per ...

Women Gender And Human Rights

Author: Marjorie Agosín
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813529837
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Afkhami has been a leading advocate of women's rights internationally for the
last three decades. She created the concept and mobilized support for the
establishment of the Asian and Pacific Centre for Women and Development (
APCWD) and the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for
the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW). She has written and lectured
extensively on women's human rights, women in leadership, and women, civil
society, and democracy.

Violence Against Women

Author: Stanley G. French
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801484520
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.uman rights have not been women's rights — not in theory or in reality, not
legally or socially, not domestically or internationally. Rights that human beings
have by virtue of being human have not been rights to which women have had
access, nor have violations of women as such been part of the definition of the
violation of the human as such on which human rights law has traditionally been
predicated. This is not because women's human rights have not been violated.
The eliding of ...

Human Rights Of Women

Author: Rebecca J. Cook
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812215380
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Chapter 9 State Accountability Under the Convention on the Elimination of All
Forms of Discrimination Against Women Rebecca J. Cook Introduction The time
has come to recognize that denials of individuals' rights on the ground only that
they are women are human rights violations, and to require state practices that
expose women to degradation, indignity, and oppression on account of their sex
to be independently identified, condemned, compensated, and, preferably,
prevented.