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CEDAW Impact collection

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Samoa

Baker, K., Lal, B. V., and Corbett, J. (2019) ‘The “10 Percent Law” Debate in Samoa’, in Baker, K., Lal, B. V., and Corbett, J., Pacific Women in Politics: Gender Quota Campaigns in the Pacific Islands (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press), 25-58.

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.

San Marino

Sao Tome and Principe

Senegal

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.

Serbia

Miošić-Lisjak, N., E. Abrahamsdotter, O. Kovačević and N. Milenković (2009) Accountability for the Protection of Women’s Human Rights, Final Report, commissioned by UNIFEM Regional Programme for CEE.

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Slovakia

Cook, R. J. and V. Undurraga (2012), ‘Article 12’ in M. A. Freeman, C. Chinkin, and B. Rudolf (eds.), The UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women. A Commentary (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 311-33.

Court case in Slovakia relying on article 12 (p. 323): Constitutional Court uses article 12 to uphold a law permitting abortion on request during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy because the law was necessary to eliminate discrimination in the field of health care.

Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic, Decision-PL. US 12/01-297 (4 December 2007).

Solomon Islands

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.

South Africa

Bond, J. (2014) ‘CEDAW in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons in Implementation’, Michigan State Law Review: 241-263.

Runhare, T. et al (2014) ‘Democratisation of Formal Schooling for Pregnant Teenagers in South Africa and Zimbabwe: Smoke and Mirrors in Policy’, Gender & Behaviour 12(2): 6382-6395.

Shivdas, M. and Coleman, S. (eds.) (2010) Without prejudice. CEDAW and the determination of women’s rights in a legal and cultural context (London: Commonwealth Secretariat).

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.

South Sudan

Spain

Abril Stoffels, R. (2019) ‘The role of the CEDAW Committee in the implementation of public policies on gender issues: analysis through a study of the protection of girls’ rights in Spain’, The International Journal of Human Rights, 23(8): 1317-1336.

Lahey, K. and de Villota, P. (2013) ‘Economic Crisis, Gender Equality, and Policy Responses in Spain and Canada’, Feminist Economics, 19(3): 82-107.

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.

Sri Lanka

Dariam, 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.

State of Palestine

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.

Johnson, P. (2008) ‘”VIOLENCE ALL AROUND US” Dilemmas of Global and Local Agendas Addressing Violence against Palestinian Women, an Initial Intervention’, Cultural Dynamics, 20 (2): 119–132.

Barron, A. (2002) ‘The Palestinian Women’s Movement: Agent of Democracy in a Future State?’ Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies, 11(1), 71–90.

Sudan

Mustafa Ali, N. (2019) ‘Women, Gender, and Human Rights’, in Srikanth, R. and Chowdhury, E. (eds.) Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights. History, Politics, Practice (New York: Routledge).

Tønnessen, L. (2013) ‘Between Sharia and CEDAW in Sudan: Islamist women negotiating gender equity’, in Sieder, R. and McNeish, J. (eds.), Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives (New York: Routledge-Cavendish).

Tønnessen, L. (2011) ‘Feminist Interlegalities and Gender Justice in Sudan: The Debate on CEDAW and Islam’, Religion and Human Rights, 6: 25-39.

Sweden

Svensson, E.-M. and A. Gunnarsson (2018) ‘Structuralism versus Individualism in Swedish Gender Equality Policy and Law’, NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research 26(3): 230-37, DOI: 10.1080/08038740.2018.1497704

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.

Schoepp-Schilling, H. (2007). ‘Impediments to Progress: The Formal Labor Market’, 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): 159-178.

Switzerland

Schläppi, E.; Ulrich, S.; and Wyttenbach, J. (eds.) (2015) CEDAW: Kommentar zum Übereinkommen der Vereinten Nationen über die Beseitigung jeder Form der Diskriminierung der Frau – Umsetzung in der Schweiz und in Oesterreich (Wien: Manz Verlag).

Heintz, B.; Mueller, D.; and Schiener, H. (2006) ‘Menschenrechte im Kontext der Weltgesellschaft. Die weltgesellschaftliche Institutionalisierung von Frauenrechten und ihre Umsetzung in Deutschland, der Schweiz und Marokko’, Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 35(6): 424-48.