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Two steps forward, one step back?: The field of women's human rights

Charlesworth, Hilary


This article offers an overview of the genesis of women�s human rights and some of the debates surrounding them. It argues that, despite the considerable international activity relating to women�s human rights, these rights have fragile protection. It begins by examining the development of women�s human rights, and then moves to how women�s rights are viewed today: with their articulation and expansion under Optional Protocols,regional Conventions and UN General Comments, and the critiques of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: European Human Rights Law Review


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