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CEDAW Impact collection

India

Nagarajan, V. and Parashar, A. (2016) ‘Gender Equality in International Law and Constitutions: Mediating Universal Norms and Local Differences’, in: K. Rubenstein and K. G. Young (eds.) The Public Law of Gender: From the Local to the Global (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 170-194.

Mehra, M. (2013) ‘India’s CEDAW Story’ in A. Hellum and H. S. Aasen (eds.), Women’s Human Rights. CEDAW in International, Regional, and National Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 385-409.

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.

Dairiam, S. (2007) ‘From Global to Local: The Involvement of NGOs’ 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), 313-325.

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). 

Ali, S. (2006) Conceptualising Islamic Law, CEDAW and Women’s Human Rights in Plural Legal Settings: A Comparative Analysis of Application of CEDAW in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. (UNIFEM: New Delhi).

Indonesia

Pasqual, L. (2009) Time for Action: Implementing CEDAW in Southeast Asia (Bangkok: United Nations Development Fund for Women).

Achmad, S. (2007) ‘Personal Reflection: A Source of Inspiration’ 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), 333-335.

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

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). 

Ireland

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.

Reilly, N. (2007) ‘Linking Local and Global Feminist Advocacy: Framing Human Rights as Women’s Rights in the Republic of Ireland’, Women’s Studies International Forum, 30: 114-33.

Israel

Halperin-Kaddari, Ruth. (2004) Women in Israel: A State of Their Own (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press). 

Italy

Degani, Paola. (2010) ‘Public Policy and Human Rights: The Effects of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women in Italy”, Pace diritti umani/Peace human rights 7(1): 39-65.

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.

Jamaica

Peters, R. and Bourne, P.A. (2012) ‘Sexual Harassment and Sexual Harassment Policy in Jamaica: The Absence of a National Sexual Harassment’, Asian Journal of Business Management, 4(1): 1-19.

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.

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.

Japan

Hayashi, Y. (2013) ‘Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in Japan’ Journal of East Asia and International Law, 6(2): 341-66.

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.

Mello, B. and M. Strausz (2011) ‘International Norms and Women’s Rights in Turkey and Japan’, Journal of Women, Politics & Policy, 32 (4): 333-362.

Freeman, M.A. (2010) ‘The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and the Role of Civil Society in Implementing International Women's Human Rights Norms’, New England Journal of International & Comparative Law 16: 25-48. 

Simmons, B. (2009) Mobilizing for Human Rights. International Law in Domestic Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Tanaka-Naji, H. (2009) Japanische Frauennetzwerke und Geschlechterpolitik im Zeitalter der Globalisierung, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien, Band 44 (München: Iudicum).

Shinohara, C. (2008) ‘Global Pressure, Local Results: The Impact of CEDAW on Working Women in Japan’, Journal of Workplace Rights, 13(4): 449-471.

Dairiam, S. (2007) ‘From Global to Local: The Involvement of NGOs’ 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), 313-325.

Savery, L. (2007) Engendering the State. The International Diffusion of Women’s Human Rights (London, New York: Routledge).

Kobayashi, Y. (2004) A Path toward gender equality: State feminism in Japan (London, New York: Routledge).

Dongxiao, L. and Heger Boyle, E. (2001) ‘Making the Case: The Women’s Convention and Equal Employment Opportunity in Japan’, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 42: 389-404.

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.

Jordan

Bydoon, M. (2011) ‘Reservations on the “Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)” Based on Islam and its Practical Application in Jordan: Legal Perspectives’, Arab Law Quarterly 25(1): 51-69.

Alatiyat, I. and H. Barari (2010) ‘Liberating Women with Islam? The Islamists and Women's Issues in Jordan’, Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, 11(3-4): 359-78, DOI: 10.1080/14690764.2010.546113

Roald, A. S. (2009) ‘Islamists in Jordan: Promoters of or Obstacles to Female Empowerment and Gender Equality?’, Religion and Human Rights, 4: 41-63. 

Kazakhstan

Shakirova, Svetlana. (2015) ‘Gender Equality in Kazakhstan and the Role of International Actors in Its Institutionalization’ in Yulia Gradskova and Sara Sanders (eds.), Institutionalizing Gender Equality: Historic and Global Perspectives​ (London: Lexington Books), 245-262.

Dairiam, S. (2007) ‘From Global to Local: The Involvement of NGOs’ 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), 313-325.

Kenya

Federation of Women Lawyers- FIDA Kenya (2006) Report of a Baseline Survey on the level of awareness and impact of CEDAW on Rural Women in Kenya.

Mathangani, M. (1995) ‘Women’s Rights in Kenya: A Review of Government Policy’, 8 Harvard Human Rights Journal 179.

Goldfarb, A. (1990) ‘A Kenyan Wife’s Right to Bury Her Husband: Applying the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women’, Journal of International Law, 14: 1-24.

Kiribati

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.

Kyrgyzstan

Liczek, I. and Wandel, J. (2009) ‘Internalization of universal norms: a study of gender equality in Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan’, in Wooden, A. and Stefes, C. (eds.), The Politics of Transition in Central Asia and the Caucasus: Enduring legacies and emerging challenges (New York: Routledge), 205-225.

UNIFEM (2009) ‘CEDAW in Kyrgyzstan: A movement towards justice’ (Almaty, Kazakhstan: UNIFEM Regional Office for CIS).

Dairiam, S. (2007) ‘From Global to Local: The Involvement of NGOs’ 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), 313-325.