Enforcing Women's Rights Through Law


Cook, Rebecca J. 1995. “Enforcing Women’s Rights Through Law.” Gender & Development 3 (2): 8–15.

Author: Rebecca Cook


This article argues that protection of women's rights requires states to undertake gender planning not simply to achieve value of justice, but in order to conform to legally-binding international human-rights standards.

Keywords: human rights, law enforcement, international law, gender empowerment, gender equality

Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, International Law, International Human Rights, Rights, Women's Rights

Year: 1995

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