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

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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 intersectional discrimination. Women experience disadvantage and discrimination based on their sex and gender and that is inextricably linked to other identities, factors and experiences such as a race and poverty. Under CEDAW, if sex and gender is ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1590/1808-2432201521

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Law Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola de Direito Publisher's website
Journal:
Revista Direito GV Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
2
Pages:
479-504
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
2317-6172
ISSN:
1808-2432
URN:
uuid:eeebae15-c6d2-44a3-84a1-91e9439f39be
Source identifiers:
598586
Local pid:
pubs:598586

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