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Gender, equality and international law

Anne F. Bayefsky

Gender, equality and international law

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

    Subjects:
  • Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation,
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Women"s rights

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHuman rights law journal.
    StatementAnne Bayefsky.
    SeriesWomen & the law workshop series -- 1990/91, no. 1-90F, Women & the law workshop series -- 1990/91, no. 1.
    ContributionsUniversity of Ottawa. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18523022M

    She holds a Ph. She is also a founding partner of Seneca Point Global, a strategy firm that advises government and businesses on how to advance the rights of women and girls. International Women's Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe. The resulting Programme of Action called for stronger national measures to ensure women's ownership and control of property, as well as improvements in women's rights with respect to inheritance, child custody and loss of nationality.

    Another manifestation of the change in social attitudes is the non-automatic taking by a woman of her husband's surname on marriage. About Us. The reality, however, is that gender equality is good for everyone. Social movements, pressure groups and businesses boomed, providing Iceland with a strong middle class and laying the groundwork for the activism to come.

    Kabeer is currently on the editorial committees of journals including Feminist Economics, Development and Change and Gender and Development, as well as the board of the Feminist Review Trust. Under her command were twenty crewmen, made up of slaves and prisoners all looking to flee home. She was instrumental in leading the charge against sexual violence and rape. The World Health Organization cites the example of women not being allowed to travel alone outside the home to go to the hospitaland women being prevented by cultural norms to ask their husbands to use a condom, in cultures which simultaneously encourage male promiscuity, as social norms that harm women's health. Inthe group held a petition of over 11, signatories, signed by men and women from across the island. The first organisations centred on women in Iceland were formed in the latter half of the 19th century.


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Gender, equality and international law book

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