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

Edited by: Kirstine Adams, Andrew Byrnes

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.


Publication Date: 1/1/2000
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9780850925777


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