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GENDER INEQUALITY IS THE MOTHER OF ALL INEQUALITIES AND OF THE VIOLATION OF ALL WOMEN’S RIGHTS. (L. Puri)

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  Food for a feminine thought   Human Rights Reader 331   -In our land of Oz, hypocrisy is without shame. Patriarchy rules. (J. Koenig)   -Women are not ‘men of the feminine sex’. (J. F. Sarmiento)   -Gender relations are a form of organizing society …as is income.   1. While sex refers to […]

WHY ARE THE WOMEN IN CONSERVATIVE SOCIETIES SO CAVALIERLY EXPENDABLE? (S. Lewis)

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Food for a so-far male-dominated thought (belated for women’s day) Human Rights Reader 258 -It is in General Comment 28 that we find the more precise guidance of what equal rights of men and of women really mean. -States that are party to the Convention to End all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) undertake […]

Some reflections on the human rights of women.

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Allow me to present these reflections in the form of bullets: A truly women-centered approach to human rights (HR) has to depart from the principle that there are an array of ‘securities’ that are indispensable for the well-being of women. Providing such securities has remained unresolved. Poor women are simply still left-out from the access […]




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