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Title:
Gender equality and the judiciary : using international human rights standards to promote the human rights of women and the girl child at the national level
Author:
Byrnes, Andrew.
Publication Information:
London : Commonwealth Secretariat, 1999.
Physical Description:
xii, 289 pages ; 25 cm
General Note:
"Papers and statements from the Caribbean regional judicial colloquium, Georgetown, Guyana, 14-17 April 1997."
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780850925777
Format :
Book

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Central Library K3243.A6 G46 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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This publication presents papers contributed by senior judges, lawyers, academics and representatives of international and non-government organisations involved in promoting the human rights of women and the girl-child. It provides an overview of international and regional human rights standards relevant to the human rights of women, highlights the importance of using a gender perspective in judicial decision-making, examines challenges involved in promoting the human rights of women and the girl-child in domestic litigation, and explores ways in which international human rights standards can be relied on to ensure gender equality at the national level.


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