New Publications, Newsletter May 2015, issue 2

Equality Now Advocacy Report: Reviewing sex discrimination in the law In the advocacy reports “Words and Deeds — Holding Governments Accountable in the Beijing Review Process”, published in 1999, 2004, 2010 and 2015, Equality Now highlights a sampling of explicitly discriminatory laws relating to: marital status, and economic status and in addressing violence against women. … Continue reading New Publications, Newsletter May 2015, issue 2

Women’s access to justice is not only about the law

Access to justice is critical to a full enjoyment of women’s human rights and to an effective struggle with discrimination that they experience in all spheres of life. However the scale of violations that women suffer worldwide gives an idea of the limitations of the justice systems’ mechanisms, including those provide under UN treaties such … Continue reading Women’s access to justice is not only about the law