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Women"s rights in international law

by Rebecca J. Cook

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s rights,
  • Legal status, laws,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRebecca J. Cook
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, , 521 p. ;
    Number of Pages521
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26446684M
    OCLC/WorldCa461339929

    The concept of women’s rights occupies an important position in the international human rights law. It is widely understood that all people (irrespective of their gender) are born equal, that their Creator invests in them certain inherent, indivisible, inalienable, non-negotiable and non-derogable natural and fundamental rights/5. Womens Rights genre: new releases and popular books, including Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home by Leah Lax, Shoot Like a Girl: O Missing: international law.

    When federal anti-discrimination laws were introduced in the early s, organized labor, under pressure from the emerging feminist movement, supported sex discrimination prohibitions in both the Equal Pay Act of and the Civil Rights Act of In , the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) united members across all unions and. International Protection of Women’s Human Rights. Professor Rebecca J. Cook. 1. Overview. Hilary Charlesworth and Christine Chinkin, Women and the International Legal System in The Boundaries of International Law, Manchester University Press, ,

    Human rights law and the legal protection of women from violence are still fairly new concepts. As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in their communities. Human Rights and Gender Violence is an ambitious study that investigates the tensions between global law and . The International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW) was organized in at the Third World Conference on Women in Nairobi, Kenya, to promote recognition of women’s human rights under the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (), an international human rights was founded on the belief that the human rights of women .


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