Dear friends, PLD Announces new publication on CEDAW CEDAW: Restoring Rights to Women* This publication is a step towards developing an easily understandable and user friendly resource on CEDAW while retaining its complexities. It covers foundational principles of CEDAW and provides tools to enhance the capability of the user to apply the Convention in different contexts and at any level. A description of the contents of the publication is attached. We are confident that this publication would be a useful resource in the work of wide ranging agencies and actors working towards furthering and implementing women's rights. Copies are available with Partners for Law in Development. Both single and bulk orders can be placed with us at: Partners for Law in Development F-18, First Floor, Jangpura Extension New Delhi -110014 Tel. No.-24316832/33 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org * Published by PLD and UNIFEM CONTENTS Preface Human Rights: From General to Specific 11 * Basic Features of Human Rights 11 * Barriers to Women's Rights within the Dominant Human Rights Framework 13 Making Women Human 17 * Journey Towards Equality 18 * Constituents of CEDAW 20 The Foundational Framework of CEDAW 23 * Equality 23 * Non-Discrimination/ Discrimination 27 * State Obligation 32 Scope and Coverage of CEDAW 37 * Substantive Coverage in Articles 38 * Defining Features of CEDAW 45 * Conclusion 49 Appendix * Glossary 50 * Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women 53 -- International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW Asia Pacific) 2nd Floor, Block F, Anjung FELDA Jalan Maktab 54000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Tel: (603) 2691-3292 Fax: (603) 2698-4203 Email: <email@example.com> Website: <www.iwraw-ap.org> ======== Asia Pacific Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to < >. If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact < >. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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