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Raising Women Up: Analysing Australian Advocacy for Women's Rights under International and Domestic Law

Harris-Rimmer, Susan


On the twentieth anniversary of the Sex Discrimination Act (SDA), Elizabeth Evatt stated that Australia was �falling short on women�s rights�. Earlier in her UN role, she had said: �Ultimately we have to be judged not by our highest ambitions and achievements, but by our ability to raise from the lowest level those whose needs�are greatest. That is the way I would like Australia, and every other country, to be judged in the United Nations.� This chapter reviews progress in Australia in the past...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2010
Type: Book chapter
Source: Sex Discrimination in Uncertain Times
Book Title: Sex Discrimination in Uncertain Times
DOI: 22459/SDUT.09.2010.12
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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