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CEDAW Impact collection

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

den Boer, A. (2012) ‘Counting what Counts in the application of the Women’s Rights Convention: Violence Against Women in Asian States’, paper prepared for the Annual International Studies Association Conference, San Diego.

Denmark

McQuigg, R. J. A. (2007) ‘The Responses of States to the Comments of the CEDAW Committee on Domestic Violence’, International Journal of Human Rights 11(4): 461-79.

Dominica

Ecuador

Estrada-Castillo, M. (2007) ‘Personal Reflection: A Lawyer’s Perspective’ in H.-B. Schoepp-Schilling and C. Flinterman (eds.), The Circle of Empowerment. Twenty-Five Years of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (New York: The Feminist Press), 327-330.

Egypt

Salem, N. (2018) The Impact of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women on the domestic legislation in Egypt (Leiden, Boston: Brill Nijhoff).

Raemdonck, An Van. (2015) ‘Challenging Global Gender Politics: Egypt’s Islamist Experience’ in Yulia Gradskova and Sara Sanders (eds.), Institutionalizing Gender Equality: Historic and Global Perspectives (London: Lexington Books), 245-262.

Stachursky, B. (2013) The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization. NGO Activism and the Socialization of Women’s Human Rights in Egypt and Iran (New York: Routledge). 

Abu-Lughod, L. (2010) ‘The active social life of 'Muslim women's rights': a plea for ethnography, not polemic with cases from Egypt and Palestine’, Journal of Middle East Women's Studies, 6(1): 1-45.

Heyns, C. and Viljoen, F. (2001) ‘The Impact of the United Nations Human Rights Trea­ties on the Domestic Level’, Human Rights Quarterly, 23(4): 483-535.

Brandt, M. and Kaplan, J. (1995) ‘The Tension between Women's Rights and Religious Rights: Reservations to CEDAW by Egypt, Bangladesh and Tunisia’, Journal of Law and Religion, 12(1): 105-142.

Equatorial Guinea

Estonia

Eswatini

Fiji

Jivan, V. and Forster, C. (2009) ‘Challenging Conventions: In Pursuit of greater legislative compliance with CEDAW in the Pacific’, Melbourne Journal of International Law, 10:655-690.

Goonesekere, S. (2007) ‘Universalizing Women’s Human Rights through CEDAW’ in H.-B. Schoepp-Schilling and C. Flinterman (eds.), The Circle of Empowerment. Twenty-Five Years of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (New York: The Feminist Press), 52-67.

Merry, S. (2006) Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice (Chicago: Chicago University Press). 

Finland

Zwingel, S. (2016) Translating International Women’s Rights: The CEDAW Convention in Context (London: Palgrave MacMillan)

Nousiainen, K. and Pentikäinen, M. (2013) ‘Rise and fall of the CEDAW in Finland: time to reclaim its impetus’, in A. Hellum and H. S. Aasen (eds.), Women’s Human Rights. CEDAW in International, Regional, and National Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 557-587.

Makinen, P. (2007) ‘Personal Reflection: The Finnish Act on Equality’ in H.-B. Schoepp-Schilling and C. Flinterman (eds.), The Circle of Empowerment. Twenty-Five Years of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (New York: The Feminist Press), 330-333.

McQuigg, R.J.A. (2007) ‘The Responses of States to the Comments of the CEDAW Committee on Domestic Violence’, International Journal of Human Rights 11(4): 461-79.

Zwingel, S. (2005a) ‘From Intergovernmental Negotiations to (Sub)national Change: A Transnational Perspective on the Impact of the CEDAW Convention’,  International Feminist Journal of Politics, 7(3): 400-24.

Heyns, C. and Viljoen, F. (2001) ‘The Impact of the United Nations Human Rights Trea­ties on the Domestic Level’, Human Rights Quarterly, 23(4): 483-535.

France

Fabri, H. and Hamann, A. (2013) ‘Domestication of the CEDAW in France: from paradoxes to ambivalences and back again’, in A. Hellum and H. S. Aasen (eds.), Women’s Human Rights. CEDAW in International, Regional, and National Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 531-556.