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CEDAW Impact collection

Pakistan

  • Ali, S. (2013) ‘From ratification to implementation: ‘domesticating’ the CEDAW in state, government and society. A case study of Pakistan’, in A. Hellum and H. S. Aasen (eds.), Women’s Human Rights. CEDAW in International, Regional, and National Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 430-453.

Ali, S. (2012) ‘Navigating Religion, Politics and Cultural Norms: The Arduous Journey toward Domestication of CEDAW in Pakistan’, Journal of Peace, Conflict & Development, 19: 43-60.

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.

Sudduth, J. (2009) ‘CEDAW's flaws: a critical analysis of why CEDAW is failing to protect a woman's right to education in Pakistan’, The Journal of Law and Education, 38(4): 563-592.

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). 

Weiss, A. (2003) ‘Interpreting Islam and Women's Rights: Implementing CEDAW in Pakistan’, International Sociology, 18(3): 581-601. 

Palau

Papua New Guinea

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

Peru

Clulow, M. (2014) Implementing International Norms on Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Peru - An investigation of the relation between the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the access of Peruvian women and girls to their sexual and reproductive rights, certification paper for the Certificate of Advanced Studies “Gender, Justice, Globalization”, University of Bern (copy available on request)

Cusack, S. and Pusey, L. (2013) ‘CEDAW and the rights to non-discrimination and equality’, Melbourne Journal of International Law 14: 54-92.

Kismodi, E.; de Mesquita, J.; Ibanez, X.; Khosla, R.; and Sepulveda, L. (2012) ‘Human rights accountability for maternal death and failure to provide safe, legal abortion: the significance of two ground-breaking CEDAW decisions’, Reproductive Health Matters, 20(39): 31-39

Philippines

Cusack, S. and A. Timmer (2011) ‘Gender Stereotyping in Rape cases: The CEDAW Committee’s Decision in Vertido v The Philippines’, Human Rights Law Review 11(2): 329-42.

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

Javate, A. (2007) ‘Personal Reflection: The Circle of Empowerment’ 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), 309-312. 

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.

Portugal

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.

Shin, H. (2007). ‘CEDAW and Violence Against Women: The “Missing Link”’, In H. Schoepp-Schilling & C. Flinterman (Eds.), The Circle of Empowerment: Twenty-Five Years of the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (New York: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York): 223-233.

Romania