Essays about: "Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women-CEDAW"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women-CEDAW.

  1. 1. Japan and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women: Implementation and Enforcement pertaining to Sex Discrimination in the Labour Market

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Maja Sato-Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : International law; CEDAW; sex discrimination; gender equality; Japan; labour market; Folkrätt; kvinnokonventionen; könsdiskriminering; jämställdhet; Japan; arbetsmarknad;

    Abstract : The present study examines the status of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in Japan, with due regard to the status of treaties in general as sources of rights and obligations in the country. Further, the study aims to ascertain whether the said Convention has been properly implemented and enforced, and to demonstrate obstacles causing deficiencies and shortcomings in regards to combating discrimination against women in the labour market. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Saudi Elephant In The Room - The Appointment of Saudi Arabia to the Commission on the Status of Women 2018-2022

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Caroline Åhslund; [2017]
    Keywords : public international law; human rights law; women s rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Saudi Arabia was among the thirteen states elected to the UN Commission on the Status of Women in April of 2017. The Commission on the Status of Women is the leading women’s rights promoting and protecting body of the world, whereas the state of Saudi Arabia is infamous for conducting systematic discrimination towards women. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Subject of Women’s Rights: An Investigation of CEDAW’s (Straight) Construction of Family-­Related Human Rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Lynn Kathleen Pasterny; [2015]
    Keywords : CEDAW; Sexual Orientation; Family; Intersectional Discrimination; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The history of international human rights law shows that the articulation of human rights has often been scripted around the experiences of some rather than all. For example: men. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transforming Society: State Responsibility to Eradicate Gender Stereotypes in Georgia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ketevan Akhobadze; [2015]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : No country has yet achieved full gender equality and one of the reasons is the stereotypical attitudes towards characteristics and roles of men and women. International community has acknowledged that gender stereotypes are an obstacle to full realisation of human rights of women and men and the obligation to tackle those has been included in the Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). READ MORE

  5. 5. A Cultured and Happy Family: A Minor Field Study on the Correlation Between the Implementation of the Vietnamese Family Planning Policy and the Prevalence of Son Preference

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Johansson; [2014]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Public International Law; Mänskliga Rättigheter; Human Rights Law; Vietnam.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Vietnam har sedan den socialistiska revolutionen på mitten av 1900-tlaet arbetat aktivt för jämställdhet mellan kvinnor och män. Sedan 1982 är Vietnam part till Konventionen om avskaffande av all slags diskriminering av kvinnor (CEDAW). READ MORE