CEDAW and women's intersecting identities: a pioneering new approach to intersectional discrimination

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Meghan Campbell;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Fundação Getulio Vargas, Escola de Direito de São Paulo
  • Journal: Revista Direito GV,volume 11,issue 2 (issn: 1808-2432, eissn: 2317-6172)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/1808-2432201521
  • Subject: gender | Intersectionality | K1-7720 | CEDAW | poverty | international human rights law | grounds-based discrimination | Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence

ABSTRACT CEDAW is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination and achieving gender equality so that all women can exercise and enjoy their human rights. This article argues that this implicitly includes a commitment to understanding and addressing intersectiona... View more