Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 23 No 7 July/August 2018

Book of the Month

Cover of Housing Allocations and Homelessness: Law and Practice

Housing Allocations and Homelessness: Law and Practice

Price: £99.99 + £10.30 VAT

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


Biall2018b
20pcswmx
4thframecut
Sa 0318 030 banking titles 2018 700 x 150 %281%29 %281%29
Arch mags 2019

Human Rights of Women

Edited by: Niamh Reilly

ISBN13: 9789811089046
To be Published: March 2019
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Singapore
Format: Hardback
Price: £227.00



This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the broad spectrum of human rights issues and violations as they are experienced by women and sexual minorities across civil, political, social, economic, and/or cultural domains, in different regions, countries, and contexts. It offers cogent summaries of concepts, debates, and trends vital to understanding the field and informing practice to advance the human rights of women.

The book looks into such issues as: persistent discrimination in political and economic life; gender-based violence in public and private spheres; obstacles to reproductive and maternal human rights; threats to women human rights defenders; discrimination and violence against LGBT people; violations of women's human rights in conflict situations; and the nexus between sustainable development goals, climate change, and the human rights of women. It also addresses human rights violations in the name of culture or religion, and the challenges in realising the human rights of girls.

Finally, the volume showcases effective strategies to advance the human rights of women in the form of national remedial measures and through engagement with international and regional human rights bodies and mechanisms.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
Historical development of norms and advocacy to advance the human rights of women
Methods for research and practice on the human rights of women
Human rights issues and violations in the private sphere
Gender-specific challenges in protecting and fulfilling social and economic human rights
Benefits and limitations of legal strategies to realise the human rights of women
Navigating the nexus of religion, culture and the human rights of women
Tensions between global norms and advocacy and national and local approaches to the human rights of women.