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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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Women and International Human Rights Law

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ISBN13: 9781571050946
ISBN: 1571050949
Published: December 2000
Publisher: Transnational Publishers, Inc
Format: Hardback
Price: £325.00



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Also available as 3 separate volumes. For in-depth coverage of gender issues in human rights law, from theory and cultural practices to legal instruments and the case law of international tribunals, this major three-volume work is without peer. More than 100 leading authorities in the field offer trenchant analyses of problems and solutions, crimes and abuses, available recourses, areas of empowerment -the entire spectrum of women's rights, discussed at a level of detail and legal awareness unavailable in any other single source. VOLUME 1 offers an overview of current legal discourse as it confronts domestic violence, violence in the workplace, sexual harassment, trafficking in women, and the other common abuses of women around the world. Here are valuable studies of the stereotypes and obstacles that underlie the human rights issues affecting women in the areas of employment, education, environment, and housing. This volume also features clear, unbiased perspectives on the women's rights aspects of religious fundamentalism and traditional practices such as female genital mutilation. VOLUME 2 addresses women's human rights in the practical context of international courts, legal ins

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