This chapter offers an overview of UN approaches to women's lives in legal instruments. It begins by describing the engagement of women's organizations with international institutions from the start of the twentieth century, particularly the League of Nations. It then moves to UN treaties dealing with women. Its focus is the major UN treaty in this area, the 1979 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), and the work of its monitoring body, the...[Show more]
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