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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Theodor Meron

in Human Rights Law-Making in the United Nations

Published in print December 1986 | ISBN: 9780198255499
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681608 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255499.003.0003
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

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This chapter analyzes weaknesses of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. It discusses overbreadth and other problems, provisions for protecting maternity and guaranteeing employment, women's equality and religious freedom, and the adequacy of measures of ensuring implementation.

Keywords: women; discrimination; human rights; maternity; employment; equality; religious freedom; convention

Chapter.  11348 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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