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Gender-based poverty and CEDAW

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A Study on the Relationship between Gender-Based Poverty and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
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This thesis makes a unique contribution in exploring the relationship between international legal commitments and women’s poverty. Three normative arguments underpin this thesis. First, that poverty is a gender-based phenomenon. Second, that gender-based poverty is a obstacle to human rights. Third, if the promise of human rights is to be realised for all people it is necessary to move gender-based poverty into the realm of international human rights law.

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SSD
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Law
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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2016-02-02

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