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Can International Human Rights Norms Secure Women's Rights in the MENA Region?

17.03.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This set of papers was presented during two panel discussions at the Wilson Center for Scholars, by many experts on the topic “Can International Human Rights Norms Secure Women’s Rights in the MENA Region?”. The papers questions themes such as the role of women’s Human Rights norms in transitional justice, international Conventions and women’s protection, barriers to women’s political participations and the necessity of lifting the reservations on the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in many Arab countries. 


  • Type of publication : Conference proceedings
  • Author : Middle East Program & Global Women's Leadership Initiative
  • Publishing house : The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Publication date : 2013
  • Number of pages : 32
  • Language : English


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