Human Rights of Women: National and International Perspectives

Synopsis

Rebecca J. Cook and the contributors to this volume seek to analyze how international human rights law applies specifically to women in various cultures worldwide, and to develop strategies to promote equitable application of human rights law at the international, regional, and domestic levels. Their essays present a compelling mixture of reports and case studies from various regions in the world, combined with scholarly assessments of international law as these rights specifically apply to women.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Rebecca J. Cook
  • Radhika Coomaraswamy
  • Hilary Charlesworth
  • Celina Romany
  • Rhonda Copelon
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Philadelphia
Publication year:
  • 1994