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Legal pluralism and women's rights after conflict: the role of CEDAW

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Protecting and promoting women’s rights is an immense challenge after conflict, especially when state court capacity is limited and non-state justice systems handle most disputes. However, legal pluralism’s implications for gender equality remain under-theorized as is CEDAW’s potential to improve women’s rights in these settings. The article offers a theoretical framework to help understand the varying relationships between state and non-state justice. It also proposes strategies for interact...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Publisher:
Columbia University School of Law Publisher's website
Journal:
Columbia Human Rights Law Review Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
1
Pages:
112-146
Publication date:
2016-09-22
Acceptance date:
2016-04-28
ISSN:
0090-7944
Source identifiers:
619342
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pubs:619342
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uuid:b6535bdd-f8d9-420f-afd8-6405c4a521e6
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pubs:619342
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2016-05-05

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